Dolly Parton’s many good deeds are fully documented

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Dolly PartonThe world will be a better place because of you. It is the “Jolene”Parton is universally loved regardless of race, color, or gender. Parton shines like a beacon of light even in a world that is tearing itself apart. Why are people so drawn to her? Let’s look back on just some of her gracious deeds to get a better understanding.

Finance of the COVID Vaccine

Parton felt that she had to do something after COVID-19 ended the world’s existence. Later, she shared her thoughts. Absolute Radio, “I just felt kind of led to do something because I knew something bad was on the rise, and I just wanted to kind of help with that, so I donated to help with that.” She donated $1 million to Vanderbilt University, which aided in the development of Moderna’s COVID vaccine.

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Parton is a strong advocate for vaccination. Parton made vaccination shirts a hot topic and even adapted the lyrics from “Jolene”To promote her vaccine. Parton was responsible for the reduction of that figure from what it might have been.

Literal life saver

Parton has indirectly saved many lives through her philanthropy. But she is also a lifesaver literally. Parton was filming 2020 Christmas on the SquareNetflix. Talia Hill, a nine-year-old cast member, made a sudden turn toward an oncoming vehicle only to have someone physically stop her. Hill said Inside Edition, “there [was] a vehicle moving, and I was walking, and then somebody grabbed me and pulled me back. And I looked up, and it was Dolly Parton.”

On the set of a film where Parton played an angel, she literally saved a child’s life. Parton responded to Hill’s request for forgiveness. “Well, I’m an angel, you know.” This almost sounds made-up, yet it’s not. Parton is literally here to save children.

Distribution of books to children

Speaking of children, one of Parton’s primary philanthropic causes is the Imagination Library. This charity aims to increase early childhood literacy and get books into the hands of children around the world. The Imagination Library has given over 184,000,000 books to children in need since 1995. Each month, over 1,000,000 books are given away.

There aren’t many causes more noble than helping children learn and grow. Parton believes in the power and potential of dreams. “When I was growing up in the hills of East Tennessee, I knew my dreams would come true. I know there are children in your community with their own dreams,” Parton writes about her experiences on her website. “The seeds of these dreams are often found in books and the seeds you help plant in your community can grow across the world.”You can help her mission by donating money through the Imagination Library site.

Are You Afraid To Give?

It’s not only books that Parton donates. Parton has been giving more in recent years than ever before. She raised $700,000.000 for flood victims of Tennessee and COVID vaccine. Parton donated $12.5 million in total to her home state of Tennessee to help protect land and people.

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The following is an Interview with PeopleParton explained why she does what she does: “I’m kind of addicted to the feeling of giving,”Parton said. “Knowing that I’m doing something good for someone else.” She doesn’t want to be worshiped as a god, but she does believe in the power her image can have. She claims, “If I can set an example, then that’s great.”Parton believes in giving, even though so many celebrities are focusing on making money.

Support LGBTQ+ Rights

Parton has been an allies for the LGBTQ+ community for generations. Parton’s 1991 song “Family,” Parton sings “Some are preachers / some are gay / some are addicts, drunks and strays / But not a one is turned away when it’s family.”Parton’s view was not common back then.

Parton, on a lighter note: Parton famously lost an Drag contest for Dolly Lookalike. She’s come out against bathroom bans and has supported marriage equality for a long time. Once, she joked. “Why can’t they be as miserable as us heterosexuals in their marriages?” She’s a beloved figure in the queer community for all this and more.

She supports Black Lives Matter

Parton caused quite a stir in 2020 when she spoke out in support of Black Lives Matter. She said Billboard, “I understand people having to make themselves known and felt and seen… And of course Black lives matter. Do we think our little white asses are the only ones that matter? No!” She’s even amended the names of her events to remove an offensive language, saying it was “innocent ignorance”Apologizing. 

“As soon as you realize that [something] is a problem, you should fix it. Don’t be a dumbass. That’s where my heart is,”Parton stated. This should be included in the Constitution.

Dolly Parton Remains Humbly

Parton has refused to be deified because of her many good deeds. Parton did not want to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, although she later relented. Parton was not interested in being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, but she later relented. “Coat of Many Colors” singer famously rejected the Presidential Medal of Freedom… twice. She was also Tennessee should not make a statue, askedShe.

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Parton has been a beloved icon throughout multiple generations for all of these reasons.

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