Country music star Carrie Underwood has long induced us with her faith-infused course to stardom.
From her church-choir roots at First Free Will Baptist in rural Oklahoma to her potent performance of the Christian hymn “Softly and Tenderly” at the CMAs, she’s persisted humble and true-life to her faith no matter the stage.
But it’s not only Underwood’s music that constructs the’ American Idol’ star such a luminary role model, it’s her makes that leave essence to her faith. The adept has a HUGE heart for giving.
“Everybody has the power to do something, to be a contributing pressure, ” says Underwood, who has been involved in many organizations that advocate for children and animal privileges. “And I would rather beings look back on my life and say,’ She made the world a better place.’ We can all do situations like that, and I believe that when possibilities start for “youve got to” do good, you should do good.”
And good , she did …
When Underwood found out that Checotah Assistant Police Chief Justin Durrett was in a horrendous vehicle accident on February 11, the vocalist quickly hastened to his financial aid.
“On his style to effort, he slipped off the road, rolled his truck he was expelled from his truck, ” according to Durrett’s GoFundMe page. “Then the truck territory on him. It’s by the goodnes of God this serviceman is alive , is not simply alive but responsive … We leave this in God’s sides! ”
When the officer’s house made a request for devotion and financing support on GoFundMe, Underwood consumed no time attaining her generous contribution of $10,000. She did so under her married appoint of “Carrie Fisher, ” likely to draw less attention to herself, but America took notice.
According to KOMO News, the two were childhood pals and also went to the same church.
As of today, awareness-raising campaigns has reached $13,315 of it’s $20,000 goal.
If you would like to help support Justin Durrett and members of their families, you may donate through their GoFundMe page here .
Please join us in praying for his speedy convalescence!