Meet the eight-year-old schoolgirl who collected over 700 socks for the homeless and was awarded for her charity work
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Meet the eight-year-old schoolgirl who collected over 700 socks for the homeless and was awarded for her charity work

MEET EIGHT-YEAR-OLD Miracle Omar, a schoolgirl from Maryland, who has recently been awarded for her charitable work with the homeless. Miracle’s Sox in the Box project helped put more than 700 pairs of socks on the feet of the homeless in the Washington, D.C., area. Her reason? “Because their feet are getting cold,” she told … Continue reading

‘Inspired by Chance the Rapper’, NFL star Michael Bennett plans to donate all his 2017 endorsement earnings to minority charities
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‘Inspired by Chance the Rapper’, NFL star Michael Bennett plans to donate all his 2017 endorsement earnings to minority charities

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS defensive end Michael Bennett has announced he plans to donate all his 2017 endorsement earnings to minority charities. In an Instagram post, the NFL star said he was “inspired by Chance The Rapper,” who earlier this week pledged a $1 million donation to Chicago Public Schools. Michael says his endorsement money will be … Continue reading

Rihanna collects her Humanitarian of the Year award from Harvard
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Rihanna collects her Humanitarian of the Year award from Harvard

RIHANNA WAS presented with her Humanitarian of the Year award at Harvard yesterday (Feb 28). The Barbados-born songstress was recognised for her work in building a breast cancer centre in her Caribbean hometown and with various charities, including the Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF), which she launched in 2012. The 29-year-old collected her plaque from the … Continue reading

Rihanna visits Malawi to promote education
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Rihanna visits Malawi to promote education

RIHANNA SAID she met the “bravest, most humble” children after visiting students in Malawi to promote education through her Clara Lionel Foundation. In September, the Barbados-born star’s Clara Lionel Foundation partnered with the Global Partnership for Education and Global Citizen on an initiative designed to promote access to education for children across the globe. “Working … Continue reading

This 11-year-old schoolboy runs a sock drive and hands them out to the homeless
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This 11-year-old schoolboy runs a sock drive and hands them out to the homeless

WHILE MANY of his peers may be playing the latest video game or watching TV, 11-year-old Rudy Washington is walking the streets, flanked by his parents, handing out socks to the homeless. Rudy, dubbed ‘the sock man’, started the sock drive in 2015, by collecting boxes of socks. His mother, Starr Washington, said that they … Continue reading

Rapper Lupe Fiasco starts non-profit organisation to support young entrepreneurs from working class communities
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Rapper Lupe Fiasco starts non-profit organisation to support young entrepreneurs from working class communities

US RAPPER Lupe Fiasco has started a non-profit organisation to support young entrepreneurs from working class communities. The Neighborhood Start Fund, which launched last year in New York’s Brownsville neighborhood, is expanding to a total of eight neighborhoods nationally in an effort to find more entrepreneurs in marginalised neighborhoods. The project, the brainchild of Lupe and … Continue reading