Carrie Underwood has been chosen to receive the ACM Lifting Lives Gary Haber Award. The award was named in honor of late ACM Lifting Lives Chairman Gary Haber. It was created by the ACM Lifting Lives Board of Directors to recognize a country music artist or industry professional who is committed to serving others, has a generosity of spirit, and shows a dedication to helping those in need.
Underwood was among the first artists to partner with ACM Lifting Lives This year, Underwood is giving her time as a headliner for the first night of the three-day ACM Party for a Cause Festival on April 1. She has been involved with a number of charitable organizations including the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, Operation Homefront and her own C.A.T.S. Foundation, which gives back to her hometown community.