Operation Awareness (Supporting The Troops and Fighting Childhood Cancer)
"OPERATION AWARENESS" When you buy a CD Thru Operation Awareness, $4.00 will be Donated to Max Nunn, and the St. Baldrick's Foundation, an additional $1.00 will be donated to The Lamia Afghan Foundation, and a copy of Raymond Harris’s Heaven Sent album will be sent to a soldier currently serving overseas. To make this even better when you buy a CD thru Operation Awareness you will also receive a Digital Download of the album We thank you for supporting Raymond, Max Nunn, Cancer Awareness, The American Service men and women, and the Lamia Afghan Foundation #1 Country Billboard Artist Raymond Harris (Michigan Native) Raymond Harris has formed Operation Awareness in the hopes that thru his music and hard work he will be able to sell 500,000 cd’s thru his Operation Awareness program, which will in turrn benefit Max Nunn, and St. Baldrick's Foundation, "a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. Visit http://www.stbaldricks.org/.
Raymond has pledged to Donate $4.00 dollars from each CD sold to Max and the foundation His goal is to generate 2 Million dollars in proceeds for Max and St. Baldrick’s Foundation.
This however is not all Raymond has pledged to do. With his heart worn on his sleeve Raymond has also partnered with the Lamia Afghan foundation, Three Sergeants Brewing, Boots on Ground and Adopt a Soldier Program donating $1.00 per CD sold under Operation Awareness, "The Lamia Foundation is dedicated to helping the people of Afghanistan, especially orphans and mothers, and to supporting the humanitarian aid missions of US military and civilian personnel. Through your donations and their support, we can make a difference in the lives of the next generation in Afghanistan.
If this wasn’t enough for one man to do, Raymond has also chosen to send for every CD purchase under Operation Awareness a copy of His newest release album "Heaven Sent", to a Soldier Serving Overseas, and you will also receive a Digital Download of the Album yourself.
(Nashville, TN) Nashville - based country recording artist Raymond Harris has released a new album titled, Heaven Sent, featuring the title track, which was written by Garth Brooks and Jennifer Pierce. High energy, classic country makes Heaven Sent a perfect fit for both military and country audiences. A passionate supporter of our troops, Raymond Harris has visited over 90 US military installations in the past five years, more than any other artist of any genre, and isn’t planning to stop anytime soon. The Billboard Artist is currently in route from Offutt AFB in Bellevue NB to Robins AFB in Macon Ga. where he will be selling thousands of cd's and signing autographs for an estimated 20,000 troops. Harris has signed over 1,000,000 autographs and has sold over 550,000 cds while supporting the troops. A complete list of military installations the artis has visited is available on Raymond-Harris.com. Harris is also using Heaven Sent to further support the troops and their families with his "Buy a CD for a Soldier" program, where for every album purchased on his website (Raymond-Harris.com), a second copy will be delivered to a soldier for free. In addition, a portion of sales from the album will be donated to The Lamia Afghan Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on building schools in Afghanistan. "Our military service members and their families sacrifice so much for our country,” says Harris. “They don’t get enough credit and it’s a difficult job. I want to thank them for all they are doing -- it’s the least I can do.”
Heaven Sent is the follow-up to Harris’s 2004 album, Hurt By The Best, which simultaneously debuted on three Billboard sales charts, ultimately climbing to #37 on the Top Country Album chart, on the Top Independent Album chart and went #1 on the Top Internet Album Sales chart. In 2011, Harris will return to the studio to record a new album co-written with songwriters David Wills and Bill Shore, who will also be producing. Wills and Shore are responsible for selling a combined 100 million albums with country stars Garth Brooks, George Strait and more.
The newest release by Nashville-based artist Raymond Harris enters three sales charts simultaneously in the May 8 issue of Billboard. Hurt By The Best, debuted at No. 6 on the Top Internet Albums chart, No. 45 on the Top Independent.
Raymond Harris " Hurt By The Best" # 1 on Billboard Charts
Music Row: The newest release by Nashville-based artist Raymond Harris enters three sales charts simultaneously in the May 8 issue of Billboard. Hurt By The Best, debuted at No. 6 on the Top Internet Albums chart, No. 45 on the Top Independent
Harris is a perfect fit for military's and Country Radio's audiences. "PHIL SWEETLAND, Country music and Radio contributor, The New York Times
CMT NEWS: Raymond Harris debuts Hurt by the Best at No. 50 on Top Country Billboard Chart.