Chance The Rapper announces that his charitable organisation has raised $2.2 million for Chicago Public Schools
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Chance The Rapper announces that his charitable organisation has raised $2.2 million for Chicago Public Schools

CHANCE THE RAPPER has announced that his SocialWorks organisation has raised $2.2 million for the Chicago Public Schools’ arts programs. The donations will be spread to 20 schools in the Chicago public school system, with each school receiving $100,000 over the course of three years. “Quality education for public schools is the most important investment … Continue reading

Big Sean wants young people to know “you can still be in the music industry and not necessarily be a performer”
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Big Sean wants young people to know “you can still be in the music industry and not necessarily be a performer”

RAPPER BIG Sean is on a mission to empower young people through his education initiative, Mogul Prep. Mogul Prep, the latest initiative from The Sean Anderson Foundation, which the rapper launched in 2012 in conjunction with his mother, former middle school teacher Myra Anderson, aims to close the information gap that can hamstring kids, especially … Continue reading

The Weeknd donates $100,000 to a maternity and children’s centre in Uganda
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The Weeknd donates $100,000 to a maternity and children’s centre in Uganda

THE WEEKND has donated $100,000 to a maternity and children’s centre in Uganda, it has been reported. The “Starboy” hitmaker was inspired to support the centre after learning of his friend, rapper French Montana’s work with Global Citizen and Mama Hope to help raise awareness for the Suubi Health Center and the people of Uganda. … Continue reading

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

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