Jay Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation teams up with eBay to launch initiative helping underprivileged children pursue college degrees
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Jay Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation teams up with eBay to launch initiative helping underprivileged children pursue college degrees

JAY Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation is partnering with eBay to help underprivileged young people pursue college degrees. The hip-hop mogul’s mother Gloria, who co-founded the foundation, helped orchestrate the charity auctions initiative which sends 100 percent of proceeds to the organisation’s education programs and scholarship fund. The campaign lasts 10 days and includes “unique experiences” … Continue reading

NFL star Colin Kaepernick donates two boxes of custom suits to charity and hands them out outside NY parole office
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NFL star Colin Kaepernick donates two boxes of custom suits to charity and hands them out outside NY parole office

FORMER 49ERS quarterback Colin Kaepernick was recently spotted handing out free suits outside of a parole office in New York in a bid to help the unemployed find work. Colin was partnering with 100 Suits, an organisation that aims to reduce recidivism rates by working with “formerly incarcerated individuals, homeless individuals, gang members and survivors … Continue reading

Chance the Rapper raises $100,000 for Chicago’s youth at his birthday party
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Chance the Rapper raises $100,000 for Chicago’s youth at his birthday party

LAST MONTH, Grammy Award-winner Chance The Rapper donated $1 million to Chicago’s Public Schools. But it would seem his charitable efforts don’t send there. The rapper recently celebrated his 24th birthday in his Chicago hometown with friends T-Pain, Big Bird, and Ludacris and raised over $100,000 for charity. The rapper with give the money to … Continue reading

Roland Gainer, 22, helps raise over $100k for family of Uber driver battling terminal cancer
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Roland Gainer, 22, helps raise over $100k for family of Uber driver battling terminal cancer

MEET ROLAND Gainer, a 22-year-old from Michigan, who has raised over $100k after learning his Uber driver was battling terminal cancer. During a recent 12-minute drive, Roland learned his driver Ken Wayne Broskey was battling elevated stage 4 cancer, and that he had picked up the Uber job to try to pay off the house … Continue reading

Julius Ibrahim is the 22-year-old owner of Second Shot Coffee, which offers training, employment and a living wage to London’s homeless
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Julius Ibrahim is the 22-year-old owner of Second Shot Coffee, which offers training, employment and a living wage to London’s homeless

MEET JULIUS Ibrahim, the 22-year-old owner of Second Shot Coffee, a social enterprise offering training and employment to London’s homeless. Second Shot Coffee, which offers three homeless people the opportunity at one time, is the realisation of a dream to create something that gives “the very best experience for customers, while doing something great for … Continue reading

Turning tragedy into triumph: Meet the 21-year-old who founded a program providing a “safe space” for young women affected by violence
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Turning tragedy into triumph: Meet the 21-year-old who founded a program providing a “safe space” for young women affected by violence

IN 2015, A’Dorian Murray-Thomas founded a program called SHE Wins, providing young women impacted by murder or violence with a “safe space”. Since then, 50 girls have come through her “Leadership Institute,” some as young as 8, to share their stories and grow. A’Dorian’s father was murdered when she was seven her family set about … Continue reading

This six-year-old’s lemonade stand provides supplies for foster children going into new homes
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This six-year-old’s lemonade stand provides supplies for foster children going into new homes

A’LAYAH ROBINSON has been through foster care before, so she knows better than most what those children need. She was fortunate that her foster family was prepared for her arrival, but when her brother had to come along at the last minute, he had nothing. A’Layah gave him a stuffed bear, and it sparked an … Continue reading