Every Download of J.R. Ward’s New Single, “Ready to Go,” Benefits the Alzheimer’s Walk [Listen]

Every Download of J.R. Ward’s New Single, “Ready to Go,” Benefits the Alzheimer’s Walk [Listen]

Singer/songwriter J.R. Ward isn’t just talking the talk when it comes to helping find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease . . . he’s walking the walk.

The Tennessee native, who works for a home healthcare company in Florida, volunteers his time by playing music at assisted-living facilities.

After witnessing firsthand the impact Alzheimer’s has on both individuals and families, J.R. was inspired to pen and record a new single, “Ready to Go,” with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

“Glen Campbell’s fight against Alzheimer’s really brought to light on a national level how devastating the disease is,” says J.R. to Nash Country Daily. “But also witnessing firsthand how traumatic the disease is on families and patients inspired me—it moved me. I sat down and wrote the lyrics to ‘Ready to Go’ after watching an Alzheimer’s patient interact with his son. I hope the song has a far-reaching impact. That’s why I’m donating 100 percent of the proceeds of the downloads of the song to the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.”

“Ready to Go” is available for $0.99 on  iTunes, Amazon Music and Google Play, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Walk to End Alzheimer’s until Dec. 1.

Watch J.R. explain the inspiration behind “Ready to Go.”

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