Chicago, IL – Chance The Rapper continues to differentiate himself as certainly one of Hip Hop’s most seen philanthropists. During Thursday’s (October four) second annual SocialWorks summit in Chicago, the hometown hero outlined the methods SocialWorks — the nonprofit he based two years in the past to assist empower youngsters — will proceed to help youngsters within the Windy City.
In addition to increasing the New Chance Fund, Lil Chano introduced SocialWorks could be donating $100,000 grant for the subsequent three years to 20 extra public colleges in Chicago. He additionally broke down how the muse would help psychological well being with its new initiative “My State of Mind” and pledge a big donation to again it up.
“We want a brand new house the place individuals can get data on how they really feel, data on the place to go, and a community for individuals to work together and assessment our psychological well being areas — making a group of individuals serving to individuals,” Chance defined. “I’m proud to announce that I’m pledging $1 million in the direction of psychological well being providers in Chicago.
“With the assistance of SocialWorks, we wish to change the best way that psychological well being assets are being accessed by you.”
SocialWorks can be pledging a further $100,000 to 6 completely different psychological well being organizations in Cook County.
“[It’s a] new approach to consider psychological well being,” he concluded.