By Elizabeth Willoughby on
Country artists Wynonna, Travis Tritt, Jo Dee Messina, and others will join soul/blues legend Sam Moore on-stage for the “Sam Moore and Friends” benefit concert this March 19 at the historic Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium (formerly the Grand Ole Opry) to benefit the Lili Claire Foundation.
“I am thrilled and can’t wait to see my country friends singing some soul music at the Mother Church,” said Moore. “It will be a night everyone will remember and it is all for a good cause.”
The Lili Claire Foundation was created by Keith and Leslie Litt-Resnick in honor of their baby Lili Claire, who died of Williams Syndrome complications as an infant. The organization offers support in the form of medical and social service to families of children with neurogenetic disorders such as Williams Syndrome, Downs Syndrome, and Autism. The Litt-Resnicks’ goal is “to encourage these children and young adults so that they may discover their innate talents and abilities and live productive, independent lives.”
Every year more than 20,000 children are born with a neurogenetic condition. The Lili Claire Foundation enlists doctors, researchers, and specialists and collaborates with top institutions like UCLA to create medical, psychosocial, and advocacy services through programs such as behavioral clinics, genetic clinics, music camp, autism clinics, sibling workshops, holistic resources, and counseling.
“I am honored to be a part of this great charity,” says Tritt. “It will be a wonderful night.”
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