She was born January 10, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York, but she grew up in Lindenhurst, Long Island, and she and her husband/musical partner Neil Giraldo are doing their part to raise money for Sandy relief.

According to benatargiraldo.com:

"Pat and Neil will be playing a benefit concert at NYCB Theatre at Westbury on January 25. A portion of the proceeds to benefit: Habitat for Humanity, Lindenhurst Fire Department, and The Village of Lindenhurst Relief Fund."

Pat's U.S. tour kicks off in Charlotte, North Carolina on January 22, and she wraps it up in Atlantic City at the House of Blues on Saturday, April 27.