Exclusive: Carrie Underwood fans rally together for 4th Annual Fan Club Volunteer Event at Second Harvest Food Bank

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Carrie Underwood has taught her fans incredibly valuable lessons over the years, and that doesn't involve her music (see: "So Small"). Over the past year, Carrie has made several more-than-generous donations to various organizations and communities — the most recent was a $1 million donation following the devastating string of tornadoes that ravaged her home state of Oklahoma.

During this year's CMA Music Festival, fan club members — fronted by event founder Dustin Burton, along with avid fans and team members MaryLee Teneyuque Huerta and Buffy Burton — gathered together at the Second Harvest Food Bank to donate of their time to help sort and package food for starving families. Quite the admirable and touching contribution, 50 fans from all over the Country came out to support the cause.

On why he began this event, Dustin said, "Honestly, as soon as Carrie's album ['Play On'], was released I listened to the whole album and 'Change' just kept at [speaking] out to me. Carrie soon went on to performing that song live on 'American Idol' during 'Idol Gives Back' and also on CNN's HEROS special around Thanksgiving time. I just couldn't stop listening to this song and get it off my mind."

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