Carrie Underwood Creates Hometown Charitable Foundation

Carrie Underwood has created a charitable fund for her hometown area of Checotah, Okla. The C.A.T.S. (Checotah Animal, Town and School) Foundation will help with general causes, needs and services for the community. Private resources will fund the assistance, according to a press release. “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.