Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation helped raise more than $75,000 to assist animal shelters and organizations that were affected by the tornadoes that swept across Middle Tennessee back in March, which killed 25 people and caused more than $1 billion in damage.

“We knew people needed to come first, but MuttNation is here because we have to watch over the animals, too,” says Miranda. “My heart is filled with both sadness for everyone who suffered—and with gratitude for everyone who has stepped up.

With 15 rescue animals between them—including dogs, cats and rabbits—Miranda and mom Bev Lambert have a soft spot for animals. Back in 2009, Miranda and Bev started the MuttNation Foundation, an organization with the mission of ending animal suffering and homelessness on every front. The foundation has successfully raised millions of dollars to aid organizations, government institutions and entities that build animal shelters for better care and increased pet adoption.

Miranda Lambert leads the charge to help animals in Tennessee tornado recovery efforts

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