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A timeline of Dolly Parton's philanthropy

Yardbarker Logo By Amy McCarthy of Yardbarker | Slide 1 of 19: Even though she's known around the globe for her stunning songwriting and sparkling personality, Dolly Parton is most well-known in her home state for being an incredibly generous philanthropist. She's long been a champion for causes that range from childhood literacy to environmental conservation, and this year, she donated $1 million to fund research to develop a cure for COVID-19. Flip through the galley below for a deeper look at the "Jolene" singer and songwriter's extensive charitable history throughout the years. 

A timeline of Dolly Parton's philanthropy

Even though she's known around the globe for her stunning songwriting and sparkling personality, Dolly Parton is most well-known in her home state for being an incredibly generous philanthropist. She's long been a champion for causes that range from childhood literacy to environmental conservation, and this year, she donated $1 million to fund research to develop a cure for COVID-19. 

Flip through the galley below for a deeper look at the "Jolene" singer and songwriter's extensive charitable history throughout the years. 

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