Lately, it seems like Morgan Wallen is always frequenting headlines. Slowly but surely, the country star is becoming more and more active with his appearances after his racial slur controversy. This time, Wallen does a major good deed. It seems like Wallen is inspired after his parents adopt his latest sibling. Morgan Wallen creates the More Than My Hometown Foundation. Keep reading to find out more.
Morgan Wallen gets inspiration from his family to start the More Than My Hometown Foundation
In mid-July, Morgan Wallen’s mom, Lesli Wallen, takes to her Instagram to share some exciting news. On July 12th, the Wallen family celebrated adoption day. In the caption, Lesli gives some insight into how they got to adoption day. The doting mother writes, “I never imagined what God had in store for us as we started down this road in foster care.” Lesli also writes, “I always wanted more children, God decided to wait until now!” In the series of photos, followers learn that Morgan’s newest little sister’s name is Lacey Shyann Wallen. However, “for obvious reasons” Lesli isn’t posting photos of her face.
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While many Morgan Wallen fans have mixed feelings about his recent Good Morning America interview with Michael Strahan, Wallen does more than speak about his most recent controversy. Wallen shares the news of his foundation, the More Than My Hometown Foundation.
What is the foundation about?
Clearly drawing inspiration from his parents, the foundation “believes that every young person deserves the best chance at a great life, by strengthening and fostering these four pillars: FAMILY, COMMUNITY, GUIDANCE, and LOVE – we open the door for greater opportunity and home.” Furthermore, the website explains that the More Than My Home Foundation “will help young people find families that can provide warm, loving homes to ‘rebuild their confidence, self-belief, and to feel forever loved, with a forever family.”
According to Music Mayhem, in a statement on the foundation’s website, Morgan Wallen sings his parent’s praises for the good they’ve done in his new sister, Lacey’s life. Specifically, her growth and confidence. “Since my parents fostered and now officially adopted my sister Lacy, I’ve witnessed what love and care can do for a child that didn’t have it before. She has transformed into a confident, trusting and happy kid.”
What do you think about Morgan Wallen and his More Than My Hometown Foundation? Let us know in the comment section. Make sure to come back to Country Music Alley for more news about your favorite country stars.
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