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Aspiring 2B A Better Me benefit concert shines spotlight on domestic violence

Aspiring 2B A Better Me benefit concert was held Saturday May 7 at Nineteenth Street Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.   Grammy winner Yolanda Adams, Stellar Award Winner and Baltimore native, Jessica Greene and recording artist CAS performed for the event.

Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women—more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined.

Aspiring 2B A Better Me™ is a Counseling/Mentoring Program that helps families of domestic violence rebuild their lives. The benefit concert series helps support domestic violence survivors and their families. Funds raised from this concert will go to support The L.M. Foundation’s development of Aspiration House™, a transitional home in Prince George’s County. The shelter and safe-haven will house up to 25 families who are survivors of domestic violence.   The concert kicked off with CAS. Next up was Stella Award winner Jessica Greene. The singer whose vocal acutity was on full display is scheduled to release new music in September.

Jessica Greene
Stellar Award winner Jessica Greene performs at Aspring 2B A Better Me benefit concert

Grammy winner Yolanda Adams wowed the audience and sang “The Battle Is Not Yours”, as well as other songs.

Yolanda Adams
Yolanda Adams performing “The Battle Is Not Yours” at Aspring 2B A Better Me benefit concert


Pam Price, founder, The L.M. Foundation and Jessica Greene on red carpet
Pamela Price – Founder/C.E.O &  Jessica Greene, Stellar Award winner pose on the red carpet at Nineteenth Street Baptist Church, Washington, DC

For more information on The L.M. Foundation, visit

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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of Sarah founded the site to serve as a positive platform for gospel music news, to share all of the good things happening within the Gospel and Christian music industry. In 2017, the site was named one of the Top 50 Gospel and Christian Music websites. Sarah is widely known for her on-the-scene reporting which includes the GMA Dove Awards, the Stellar Awards, Grammys on the Hill, Gospel Music Heritage Month Celebration Concert, McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour, St. Jude Celebration of Hope, the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference and many more. For more than 5 years, Sarah served as the DC Gospel Music Examiner at  where the site garnered more than 150,000 readers in the US and around the world. Sarah was named one of the Top Ten Heroes in Gospel Music in the Washington, DC area in 2012 for her extensive coverage, support and commitment to artists within the D.C. metro region.  In 2016 she was named Person of the Month by IndiMogul Magazine. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.

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