Josh Kelley is on the road this summer promoting his new album Georgia Clay.  But he's got another altruistic reason for this particular summer tour.

The MCA recording artist has joined forces with Hunger-Free Summer for Kids to help publicize and fund the program that helps supply nutritious meals for lower-income kids across the nation.

During the school year, low-income students can get lunches and, in some cases breakfasts, through the US Department of Agriculture.  But during the school-free Summer, some kids don't have that option and just go hungry. 

Josh is teaming up with agricultural giant Con-Agra as their official spokesman this summer.  He'll be touring schools, serving meals and geneerally spreading the word about the program and how kids can qualify.

Josh has already served lunches recently at the Boys and Girls Club in Knoxville.  And he's planning on visiting summer meal programs in Kansas City MO, Austin, TX,  Pennsauken, NJ and Omaha NE.

I think it's great when country stands up and does what's right.  Josh is showing the industry how doing a good thing is a powerful statement about the format.  Good on him.