Chicago, IL – Chance The Rapper continues to differentiate himself as one in all 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 children — 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 following 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 area the place folks can get info on how they really feel, info on the place to go, and a community for folks to work together and evaluation our psychological well being areas — making a neighborhood of individuals serving to folks,” 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 need to change the best way that psychological well being sources are being accessed by you.”
SocialWorks can be pledging an extra $100,000 to 6 completely different psychological well being organizations in Cook County.
“[It’s a] new means to consider psychological well being,” he concluded.