Women’s Lunch Place Presents Grammy Award-Winner Lori McKenna to Benefit Women Experiencing Homelessness and Poverty
This concert benefitting the Women’s Lunch Place (67 Newbury Street) will be held in the Sanctuary inside the Church of the Covenant.
Lori McKenna is one of Nashville’s most in-demand country songwriters. Her songs have been cut by artists such as Alison Krauss, Reba, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw and Keith Urban. Like Hunter Hayes’ “I Want Crazy,” Little Big Town’s “Girl Crush,” “Your Side of the Bed” and “Sober”? She’s the powerhouse behind those, as well.
Her credits landed her five Boston Music Awards, as well as featured performances at the Sundance Film Festival and the Newport Folk Festival. Along with her successes as a songwriter, McKenna released eight critically acclaimed studio albums. Her latest album, Numbered Doors was named by Rolling Stone as one of the 40 Best Country Albums of 2014.
About Women’s Lunch Place
Women’s Lunch Place cares for Boston’s most vulnerable women with dignity, fostering their resilience and empowering them to pursue their dreams. Last year, they prepared and served 85,575 meals to over 1,300 individual women. Medical care is provided free by Healthcare Without Walls. Advocates and support staff assist women in crisis, struggling with domestic violence, addiction, mental illness, or the stress of being homeless. Women interested in pursuing employment, housing, and other opportunities use the resource center and library, which provides access to computers and phones, free Wi-Fi, the Internet, and office supplies. The Creative Expression Program offers classes in painting and drawing, photography, sewing and knitting, and writing. Additional classes are offered in yoga, meditation, and wellness to provide women the chance to heal and respite from the stressors of poverty and loneliness.
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