Nashville-based singer Meghan Linsey started a two-day visit to Valley Children’s Hospital on Friday, greeting family, staff and patients and performing for them.
Linsey, runner-up this year on NBC’s “The Voice” singing competition and formerly half of the duo Steel Magnolia, will appear Saturday night, Aug. 29, with former Fresno State and NFL quarterback David Carr as featured guests of the hospital’s 19th annual Harvest Ball fundraiser at Save Mart Center. Last year’s ball raised more than $600,000 for Valley Children’s.
Linsey was introduced to Valley Children’s by a friend, Cheryl Williams of 559 Brewery in Clovis. The singer has visited the hospital several times, and this year was moved to donate a quinceñera dress to the family of a hospital patient who died. A hospital worker made the arrangements so the family could bury their daughter in the dress.
“It’s important as an artist to get outside of yourself and do something like this every now and then,” Linsey said Friday during her visit.
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