The Bobby Bones Show's Eddie Garcia Completes Walk for National Angels Raising More Than $275K
LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2021 - Eddie Garcia of iHeartRadio’s The Bobby Bones Show – the No. 1 Country morning radio show in the U.S. – completed a nearly 100 mile walk from Bluefield, West Virginia to Bristol, Tennessee on Wednesday, June 23, as part of a fundraiser for National Angels, a national non-profit organization dedicated to supporting children, youth and families in the foster care community. To date, listeners of The Bobby Bones Show have generously donated more than $275K in support of National Angels, far surpassing the show’s original $10K goal.
Hyundai also supported the fundraiser by donating $10K, in addition to providing a 2022 Tucson as transportation to West Virginia to kick off the walk on June 20, and for the show’s executive producer Scuba Steve to follow Garcia back to Tennessee during the four-day journey.
Garcia, who is a foster parent to two young children and is on the National Advisory Council for the non-profit organization, was inspired by the George Strait’s song, “Carrying Your Love With Me,” in which he sings: “‘Cause I’m carryin’ your love with me, West Virginia down to Tennessee…”
“I did it! I walked all the way from West Virginia down to Tennessee,” shared Garcia. “We raised so much money for National Angels and met a ton of great humans out here. Thank you for all the support and encouragement along the way. I didn’t do this alone!”
“OMG, Eddie did it! The Bobby Bones Show did it. The more than 8,800 contributors did it. Together, people from all over our country collectively came together and said, ‘we can make a difference and we can be a part of the change!’ The response and support have been nothing short of a miracle!” said Susan Ramirez, founder and CEO at National Angels.
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About National Angels
The National Angels mission is to walk alongside children, youth, and families in the foster care community by offering consistent support through intentional giving, relationship building, and mentorship. National Angels is a compilation of 22 chapters in 16 states across the country. National Angels intends to open chapters in every metropolitan city in the nation so every single child, youth and family experiencing foster care will be supported and empowered to succeed. For more information or to get involved, please visit www.nationalangels.org.
About Hyundai Motor America
Hyundai Motor America offers U.S. consumers a technology-rich lineup of cars, SUVs and electric vehicles. Backed by Hyundai Assurance—our promise to deliver peace of mind to customers—Hyundai sold more than 620,000 vehicles in 2020 through approximately 820 U.S. dealerships. Nearly half of those vehicles are built at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama. For more information, visit www.HyundaiNews.com.
About The Bobby Bones Show
Each morning on The Bobby Bones Show, hosts Bobby Bones, Amy, Lunchbox and Eddie welcome the biggest names in Country music and entertain listeners with their unique mix of pop culture news and information, crazy stunts and hilarious conversations. Nationally syndicated by Premiere Networks, The Bobby Bones Show broadcasts weekdays from 6 - 10 a.m. ET on more than 170 stations and is the #1 country morning show in the U.S. with millions of weekly listeners. The show has been honored with four Academy of Country Music awards (2014, 2016, 2018, 2020), and two Country Music Association awards (2017, 2019) for National Broadcast Personality of the Year. For his work on the program, Bones earned the title of youngest-ever inductee into the prestigious National Radio Hall of Fame. For more information, please visit www.BobbyBones.com.
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