Kirk Cameron Hosts Samaritan’s Purse Hope Rising Benefit Concert


Kirk Cameron and his sister Candace Cameron Bure are co-hosting the event Hope Rising where 100% of the proceeds will go to Samaritan's Purse who has created mobile hospitals in Central Park as well as other Covid-19 hot spots around the world.  The Hope Rising concert, which will air on Facebook Live on Sunday, Apr. 19 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Inspired by other benefit concerts for COVID-19, the Full House alum and the Growing Pains actor decided to create one that has an emphasis on faith.

"My brother called me and he's like, 'We got to do this, but with songs that have meaning and purpose and actually give hope from the guy who gives us everything and provides it all and comforts us and helps with our worries,'" Cameron Bure stated. "So, we got on the phone and started calling all of our Christian artist friends."

The concert will feature performances by Casting CrownsMercy MeKari Jobe & Cody CariesNewsboysNatalie GrantMatthew WestFor King and Country and Gloria Gaynor. Inspirational messages will be provided by Bishop T.D. JakesKristen ChenowethFranklin GrahamLysa TerKeurst and more.

While all the proceeds will go to the non-profit humanitarian work of Samaritan's Purse, Cameron Bure made it clear that people of all beliefs are encouraged to tune in.

"It doesn't matter what denomination you are, it's just like come listen to this encouraging, great, wonderful music with your family and be lifted, be comforted and strengthened," she added. "And that's why we did it."





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