John Mellencamp receiving humanitarian award for his work with Farm Aid

Credit: Myrna SuarezThe charity WhyHunger will present John Mellencamp with its ASCAP Harry Chapin Humanitarian Award at the organization’s 20th annual WhyHunger Chapin Awards, taking place June 5 at City Winery in New York. The singer/songwriter will be recognized for his work helping U.S. family farmers as a co-founder of Farm Aid.

The Harry Chapin Humanitarian Award is given to artists who’ve shown a commitment to supporting social justice and who’ve made significant contributions to fighting global hunger.

“From his advocacy to his work with Farm Aid, John …read more

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