Houston, TX (Top40 Charts/ Gladney Center for Adoption)
Amy Grant is singing for the Children of the World at an intimate event at River Oaks Country Club on Friday, August 26, 2011. The cocktail reception begins at 6:30 followed by dinner and concert at 7:30. For more information about the event or to purchase tickets, please log onto Gladney's website.
Through this event Amy Grant is using her talents and her heart to help raise money for children and orphans of the world. Proceeds from the concert will directly impact Gladney's adoption and humanitarian aid programs. Frank Garrott, President of the Gladney Center, says, "Amy Grant's lyrical message of love, hope and faith is the perfect vehicle for our mission of helping the millions of children at home and around the world who need loving forever homes. We are very excited to share this evening with the wonderful city of Houston."
Honorary Chairs for this special event are President and Mrs. George H.W. Bush. The Children of the World concert is hosted by The Houston Gladney Family Association. This hard-working association is comprised of volunteer adoptive families who band together to help raise adoption awareness, participate in fundraising events that support adoption programs and humanitarian aid, while providing support and fellowship to other families who experience the miracle of adoption.
An American music icon spanning three decades, Amy Grant is beloved for both her Contemporary Christian music and mainstream hits like "Baby Baby," "Every Heartbeat," "That's What Love is For," "I Will Remember You," "Lead Me On," "El Shaddai," and more. Grant has earned three multi-platinum albums, six platinum albums and four gold albums; 10 Top 40 pop singles and 17 Top 40 Adult Contemporary tracks. She has always found a way to share her life through her music, and in the process has become not only the best-selling Christian music artist of all time but also one of the most celebrated artists in pop music having sold more than 30 million units worldwide.
Gladney is a recognized leader in domestic and international adoption, maternity services, family support services and humanitarian aid projects around the world. In our history, we have placed over 28,000 children in loving homes and assisted 37,000 birthparents. For more information about Gladney, please log onto www.gladney.org. The heart and soul of our mission is Creating Bright Futures Around the World.