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Thursday, August 20, 2009

Wynonna Wins $50,000 For Charity


Wynonna photo courtesy of Curb Records.

Aug. 20, 2009 — – During a special guest appearance on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Wynonna Judd won $50,000 for her favorite charity Backpack Mission Ministries. 100% of Wynonna's winnings will help to provide backpacks filled with food for children in impoverished homes of rural Kentucky, her home state. Wynonna was presented with a puzzling mathematical scenario and with the help of a 'Phone-A-Friend' lifeline - her Aunt Margaret Mandell - Wynonna provided the correct answer to win the money for the kids' charity.

Wynonna's 4-part web series "I'm With Wy" launches Thursday on The series will feature Wynonna Judd in support of their primetime special, CMA Music Festival: Country's Night To Rock. is showcasing the country music superstar in a short-form series captured in Nashville during the CMA Music Festival, giving a behind-the-scenes look from the fan's perspective.

The series features nine-time CMA winner Wynonna as she celebrates her 25th anniversary in the music business. CMA Music Festival: Country's Night To Rock airs Monday, August 31st (8-11pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. Tune in to catch Wynonna on the three-hour special. Wynonna also chatted backstage with Cameron Mathison from ABC's All My Children before her performance and you can see that interview on Good Morning America during their August 31st show.

For more information on CMA Music Festival: Country's Night To Rock including the "I'm With Wy" web series, please visit, »
For more information on Backpack Mission Ministries, visit »

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