6. Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood is involved in a lot of causes and organizations, but her own foundation is focused. The Checotah Animals, Town, and School Foundation (CATS) aims to assist and support the needs of her hometown and the surrounding area. In 2011 alone, CATS donated $350,000 to Checotah schools and $120,000 in new instruments to their music programs. REcently, Underwood has partnered with Dick’s Sporting goods to from CALIA, an organization that supports and empowers female athletics. In addition, Carrie is an advocate of the Humane Society of the United States, Stand Up To Cancer, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and has supported our military through the USO.
Underwood gave $1 for every ticket sold to her Blown Away Tour, To the American Red Cross, resulting in a $1 million donation.