The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee will get a big check from country music icon Garth Brooks after his nine shows next month to benefit flood victims. The charity will also get a check from eBay’s ticket reselling site StubHub, which announced Tuesday it is donating its profits too.
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Garth Brooks announced today he’ll play a benefit concert at Bridgestone Arena to raise funds for Middle Tennessee flood recovery. Brooks is the top-selling American solo artist of all time, and the concert could raise roughly half a million dollars for the nonprofit Community Foundation.
About 1800 property owners in Nashville have applied for tax reductions due to flood damage. Tuesday is the last day to ask for the tax break.
Area denominations are offering extra help and resources for their clergy following Tennessee’s recent floods. The job of comforting and counseling congregants can be especially difficult after a disaster.
Hundreds of local businesses are helping spread the word about government help for flood victims. Officials say that partnership has been critical in the recovery effort.