It was announced that Garth Brooks will receive the inaugural George H.W. Bush Points of Light Award for Caring and Compassion. Points of Light is a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, created the award to honor outstanding individuals who advance solutions to the world’s toughest challenges and exemplify the extraordinary traits of its late founder and the 41st President of the United States, George H.W. Bush.
Garth will be recognized at The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards Gala. The Gala will be held on September 26 at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City, and former Presidents George W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama will serve as Honorary Chairs of the Awards Gala.
Garth and wife Trisha Yearwood have volunteered with Habitat for Humanity for more than a decade. In addition, Garth co-founded Teammates For Kids with Bo Mitchell in 1999, more than 4,700 professional athletes from baseball, football, basketball, hockey, soccer, rodeo and racing have helped raised more than $100 million to aid children in over 60 countries around the globe.
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