Chance The Rapper pledges $1 million to Chicago mental health services
Chance the Rapper’s solidified his stance his stance as a great hip-hop philanthropist with the recent pledge of $1 million toward Chicago’s mental health services. The new initiative, which Chance has called “My State of Mind,” aims to create a go-to, modern resource for Chicagoans to learn about and access mental health services. Its setup allocated $100,000 grants to six different mental healthcare providers in Cook County, Illinois and was also accompanied by the news that the rapper would be expanding on the donations he made last year to Chicago’s Public Schools.
“This year, 20 more schools will get $100K…” Chance told the crowd. “We will be upping the game in terms of equity, in terms of what is rightfully yours. Principals, teachers, we got your back.” Last year, Chance donated $1 million to Chicago Public School Foundation “for arts and enrichment programming.”
H/T: Rolling Stone