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    CMT One Country celebrates giving back to the community through acts of great kindness, civic participation and volunteerism. In this spirit, we made a donation on behalf of the winners in each category of the 2011 CMT Music Awards to the charity of their choice. See all the charities below.

  1. CMT One Country
    Connecting you to ways to take action and bring about positive change in your community. We even offer you additional rewards for your efforts as a volunteer. CMT One Country celebrates the accomplishments of everyday heroes and showcases nonprofit partners that are working to keep America great. We believe that every individual truly has the Power of One.

  1. Susan G. Komen for the Cure®
    Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure®, nearly $1 billion have been invested to fulfill the promise to become the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world.

  1. Pencils of Promise
    Pencils of Promise builds schools in the developing world and trains young leaders to take action at home and abroad.

  1. The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University
    Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is nationally recognized as a leading provider of pediatric health care services. Children's Hospital is ranked as one of the top 26 children's hospitals in the nation by U.S.News & World Report magazine in the specialty areas of urology, neonatology, digestive disorders, orthopaedics and heart/heart surgery and is ranked 15th in the nation by Parents magazine. A 238-bed facility, Children's Hospital provides the highest level of pediatric care and is also a top-level teaching and research facility. Children's Hospital features centers of excellence for the treatment of diabetes and congenital heart disorders, and offers treatment for cancer, organ and bone marrow transplants, level 1 pediatric trauma, developmental disorders and a neonatal intensive care unit with the highest designated level of care in the state.

  1. Shriners Hospitals for Children®
    Shriners Hospitals for Children® is a health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals. Children up to age 18 with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, regardless of the patients' ability to pay.

  1. CMT One Country
    Connecting you to ways to take action and bring about positive change in your community. We even offer you additional rewards for your efforts as a volunteer. CMT One Country celebrates the accomplishments of everyday heroes and showcases nonprofit partners that are working to keep America great. We believe that every individual truly has the Power of One.

  1. Plan !t Now
    PLAN!T NOW advocates empowerment of people through information and connection and creates dialogue between people and organizations preparing for and dealing with natural and human-made disasters. Operating with the understanding that no matter where you live, a natural disaster can happen at any time, PLAN!T NOW advocates the power of preparedness.

  1. One Country
    Connecting you to ways to take action and bring about positive change in your community. We even offer you additional rewards for your efforts as a volunteer. CMT One Country celebrates the accomplishments of everyday heroes and showcases nonprofit partners that are working to keep America great. We believe that every individual truly has the Power of One.

  1. One Country
    Connecting you to ways to take action and bring about positive change in your community. We even offer you additional rewards for your efforts as a volunteer. CMT One Country celebrates the accomplishments of everyday heroes and showcases nonprofit partners that are working to keep America great. We believe that every individual truly has the Power of One.

  1. American Red Cross
    American Red Cross shelters feed and provide emotional support to victims of disasters, supply nearly half of the nation's blood, teach lifesaving skills, provide international humanitarian aid and support military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization -- not a government agency -- and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission.

  1. The Toby Keith Foundation
    The Toby Keith Foundation exists to encourage the health and happiness of pediatric cancer patients and to support OK Kids Korral, a home-away-from-home for children undergoing treatment for cancer.

  1. Mocha Club
    Mocha Club is a new generation of activists giving up the cost of two mochas -- or $7 -- to support relief and development work in Africa. Lady Antebellum and their fans are making an impact in Cape Town, South Africa, through a project called "Learn to Earn." In this area where up to 75 percent of people are unemployed, Lady A is helping provide job training and employment opportunities for those in need.

  1. MuttNation Foundation
    The foundation's mission is to raise funds through donations from the officers and directors of the foundation and the general public, through direct donations, occasional benefit concerts, and other fundraising mechanisms in order to support other organizations and governmental institutions or entities whose purpose is to build animal shelters for better care; increase pet adoption and encourage responsible pet guardianship; rehabilitate sick or unsocialized animals; fund spay/neuter programs; reduce/eliminate euthanasia of healthy animals; and train shelter dogs for purposes of therapy programs, assistance for wounded military personnel and dogs-in-prisons programs.

  1. It Takes a Community
    Founded by rock musician Aaron Lewis of Staind and his wife Vanessa, the charity's focus is reviving rural communities throughout the greater New England area. The charity will work with local leaders and community organizations who have firsthand knowledge of the needs of their communities. It will strive to raise funds and support these community groups who strengthen, engage and enrich the communities they are in, sustain diminishing public services and provide assistance to communities in crisis. It will work to unite resources and ideas to help people and communities create a better tomorrow.

  1. Blood:Water Mission
    Blood:Water Mission is a grassroots organization that empowers communities to work together against the HIV/AIDS and water crises in Africa.

  1. American Diabetes Association
    Our mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

  1. North California Institute for Research and Education
    NCIRE is the leading private nonprofit research institute devoted to veterans' health in the United States. Supporting the work of hundreds of researchers and clinicians working collaboratively to address the health needs of veterans and active duty military personnel, NCIRE stands at the forefront of a new global effort to understand and improve the health of those who have served in uniform.

  1. Childhelp
    Childhelp exists to meet the physical, emotional, educational and spiritual needs of abused, neglected and at-risk children. Efforts are focused on advocacy, prevention, treatment and community outreach.

  1. Tushka Disaster Relief Fund

  1. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital opened on Feb. 4, 1962, and was founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas. Its mission is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and around the world.

  1. The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University
    Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is nationally recognized as a leading provider of pediatric health care services. Children's Hospital is ranked as one of the top 26 children's hospitals in the nation by U.S.News & World Report magazine in the specialty areas of urology, neonatology, digestive disorders, orthopaedics and heart/heart surgery and is ranked 15th in the nation by Parents magazine. A 238-bed facility, Children's Hospital provides the highest level of pediatric care and is also a top-level teaching and research facility. Children's Hospital features centers of excellence for the treatment of diabetes and congenital heart disorders, and offers treatment for cancer, organ and bone marrow transplants, level 1 pediatric trauma, developmental disorders and a neonatal intensive care unit with the highest designated level of care in the state.

  1. Pattison's Academy
    Pattison's Academy will improve the quality of life for children with multiple disabilities by providing comprehensive education and rehabilitation programs.

  1. Tushka Disaster Relief Fund

  1. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital opened on Feb. 4, 1962, and was founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas. Its mission is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and around the world.

  1. Thistle Farms
    Thistle Farms is a non-profit bath and body care business that is run by the women of Magdalene, a residential community for women who have survived lives of prostitution, violence and abuse. During their two-year stay, at no cost to the women, we provide for their medical care, therapy, housing, education and job training through Thistle Farms. At Thistle Farms and Magdalene, we operate on the principle that love is the most powerful force for social and individual change in the world.

  1. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital opened on Feb. 4, 1962, and was founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas. Its mission is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and around the world.

  1. Greene County Chapter of the American Red Cross
    American Red Cross shelters feed and provide emotional support to victims of disasters, supply nearly half of the nation's blood, teach lifesaving skills, provide international humanitarian aid and support military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization -- not a government agency -- and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission.

  1. MusiCares
    MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community.

  1. One Country
    Connecting you to ways to take action and bring about positive change in your community. We even offer you additional rewards for your efforts as a volunteer. CMT One Country celebrates the accomplishments of everyday heroes and showcases nonprofit partners that are working to keep America great. We believe that every individual truly has the Power of One.

  1. Cystic Fibrosis
    The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a nonprofit donor-supported organization, is to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease.

  1. Waterkeeper Alliance
    Waterkeeper Alliance connects and supports local Waterkeeper programs to provide a voice for waterways and their communities worldwide. To champion clean water and strong communities, Waterkeeper Alliance supports and empowers member Waterkeeper organizations to protect communities, ecosystems and water quality, promotes the Waterkeeper model for watershed protection worldwide and advocates for issues common to Waterkeeper programs.

  1. C.A.T.S. Foundation
    Carrie Underwood established C.A.T.S. Foundation -- Checotah Animal, Town, and School Foundation -- to help with causes in her hometown area of Checotah, Okla. "My hometown is extremely supportive of me and I feel blessed to be able to create something as a way of giving back; to say thank you," said Underwood. Established in 2009, the C.A.T.S. Foundation will help with general causes, needs and services in the area of Checotah to directly impact the community.

  1. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital opened on Feb. 4, 1962, and was founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas. Its mission is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and around the world.

  1. Camp Southern Ground
    The mission is to operate a camp to allow children to overcome academic, social and emotional difficulties so they may reach their full potential by providing them with the opportunity and tools necessary to become prominent leaders in our society, and to achieve excellence in all facets of their lives.

  1. Victory Junction Gang Camp
    Built in honor of Adam Petty, Victory Junction provides life-changing experiences for kids with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses.

  1. MusiCares Nashville Flood Relief Fund
    The Recording Academy® and MusiCares® established the MusiCares Nashville Flood Relief Fund in response to the devastating and profoundly life-altering effects of the floods that unexpectedly hit Nashville and its surrounding areas in May of 2010. The MusiCares Flood Relief Fund provides assistance and support to music people in need. Funds are distributed within 48-72 hours covering the most immediate needs, including food and clothing, temporary housing, home repairs, gasoline and transportation, clean-up efforts, relocation costs, instrument replacement, medicine and other critical supplies.

  1. Diabetes Research Wellness Foundation
    The mission is to help find the cure for diabetes, and until that goal is achieved, to provide the care and self-management skills needed to combat the life-threatening complications of this terrible disease.

  1. Boys & Girls Clubs of America
    The organization helps to enable all young people, especially those who need it most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

  1. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital opened on Feb. 4, 1962, and was founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas. Its mission is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and around the world.