Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher Spend Night Out Raising Money For Impoverished Children


Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher put their star power to work Thursday night (Oct. 4) when they helped raise $600,000 for Danitas Children.

The couple hosted a star-studded benefit for Danita’s Children, an organization that provides medical care, educational opportunities and food to orphaned and impoverished children in Haiti. In addition, Brad Paisley joined Carrie on stage to provide the entertainment for the evening. Elizabeth Hasselbeck was on hand for the second year to emcee the event.

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Photos by Jeff Johnson

“I am so humbled and grateful that Mike and Carrie would use their platforms to bring awareness to the great need and suffering of the children of Haiti,” said Danita Estrella Watts, who founded the organization in 1999.

[MORE: Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher Celebrate 8 Years of Marriage]

Mike took to social media to thank everyone for their generosity along with those who came out to celebrate the big night.

“Thank you to all who came to @danitaschildren gala last night! We laughed and cried and celebrated a great ministry. Thanks @bradpaisley @thejaredcollection @elisabethhasselbeck you guys are awesome!”

For more information, to make a donation, or to sponsor a child, visit Danita’s Children website.

Lisa Konicki
A New Yorker that made her way to the South, Lisa got her love of country music from her dad, who always played the classics. However, her love of fried pickles, a southern staple, came from Blake Shelton, who made her try her very first one. With 20 years experience in the music biz—previously at the helm of Country Weekly Magazine —Lisa loves to de-stress by going to the movies, playing and watching sports or just being outdoors.

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