AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor Matthew McConaughey, musician Jack Ingram, and The University of Texas Head Football Coach Mack Brown announced today that they are coming together for a special two-day event to benefit various charitable organizations that will positively impact the lives of kids by supporting programs dedicated to empowering children across the nation.
Together, they will debut the inaugural Mack, Jack & McConaughey (MJ&M) event, a nationwide philanthropic effort to make a difference in the lives of underserved children. "We wanted to create a true, lasting impact and that inspired us to come together," said Jack Ingram.
MJ&M will be the joint fundraising effort by Sally & Mack Brown, Amy & Jack Ingram, and Camila & Matthew McConaughey each year. "We are thrilled to be joined by our dear friends in this effort to empower today's youth and provide them with a promising future," said Sally and Mack Brown.
By uniting forces, MJ&M will maximize its founders' impact on programs dedicated to empowering children across the nation. The proceeds will benefit charitable organizations supported by Sally & Mack Brown, Amy & Jack Ingram, and Camila & Matthew McConaughey's just keep livin foundation.
"Our commitment to children's charities and our passion to empower kids is why we joined together to create this important effort," said all three principals in a joint statement. "This is a great opportunity for everyone in Texas to make a big impact across the entire country."
On April 11-12, 2013, MJ&M will kick off with an inaugural two-day celebration that will include celebrity-filled, one-of-a kind events across Austin, Texas. Additional details will be announced.
MJ&M is a BIG effort, with BIG name celebrities, and BIG fun events, all with the mission to give back in a BIG way. By uniting forces, Sally & Mack Brown, Amy & Jack Ingram, and Camila & Matthew McConaughey will maximize their impact in supporting programs dedicated to empowering children across the nation.
MJ&M's efforts will provide funding to 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax-deductible organizations benefiting underserved youth. For more information, please visit www.mackjackmcconaughey.org.
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