Reba McEntire is set to fight against hunger with a TV show and a little help from her friendsReba & Friends Outnumber Hunger will begin airing April 17th on Gannett affiliates and on CMT April 18th.

Proceeds will benefit Outnumber Hunger, an initiative that seeks to raise awareness of the 49 million people struggling with hunger in the United States alone. Rascal Flatts, Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line, the Eli Young Band and Maddie & Tae will perform on the show. McEntire has been named as this years official Outnumber Hunger spokesperson.

She says "I was raised to treat others with compassion. Knowing that one in six Americans struggle with hunger means my fans and people I see everyday need help. The Outnumber Hunger campaign is such a simple way to help your neighbors, so how could you not?" (quote via CMT)

The cause is one close to the hearts of many country artists. The TV show is being held in partnership with Big Machine Label Group, General Mills and Feeding America. You can follow Outnumber Hunger on social media sites.