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#GreenAtHeart – LeBron James Donates $41 Million To Send 1,100 Kids To College

NBA star, LeBron James has reportedly donated an unprecedented $41 million to put 1,100 Ohio kids through college. FORTY ONE MILLION!

The remarkable offering is part of his partnership with the University Of Akron, in which kids enrolled in his “I Promise” program will have the opportunity to receive a fully guaranteed four-year college scholarship.

Students enrolled in the program will need to first graduate high school within Akron’s public school system and achieve standard testing requirements, as well as fulfill some sort of community service obligation- which students will gladly do for a free ride to college.

“It’s the reason I do what I do. These students have big dreams, and I’m happy to do everything I can to help them get there. They’re going to have to earn it, but I’m excited to see what these kids can accomplish knowing that college is in their futures.” – LeBron James

 

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#GreenAtHeart – Chicago girl, 6, Gives Up Her Birthday Party To Feed Homeless Instead

One Chicago kindergartner wanted to feed the homeless instead of throwing a birthday party.

Armani Crews, who turned 6 earlier this month, had been begging her parents for “a few months” to feed homeless people in her community, but her parents thought “she was joking,” her mother, Artesha Crews

Even when her father, Antoine, informed her that if she wanted to go through with this, she wouldn’t get a birthday gift, the girl, whose birthday was March 5, persisted.

So the Chicago family spent about $300 buying food to deliver to homeless people in the city’s East Garfield Park neighborhood. They purchased chicken, fish, spaghetti, corn, green beans, mashed potatoes, rolls, cake, cookies, fruit and water.

After Armani mentioned her plan at the family’s local church, congregation members donated other items to create care packages for the homeless.

Each care package included a toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, hand sanitizer and a snack, such as a granola bar.

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Armani’s birthday party was a success, with the family feeding more than 125 people who gathered.

Now the 6-year-old wants to host another community meal for the homeless. Her mother said the family plans to return to the park “within the next couple of weeks.”

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#GreenAtHeart – Chance the Rapper Inspires Michael Bennett to Donate His 2017 Endorsement Money: ‘The System Is Failing Our Kids’

Seattle Seahawks defender Michael Bennett pledges via a wall text on Instagram page to donate all his 2017 endorsement money to “rebuild minority communities through s.t.e.a.m programs.

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He also said that monies donated will go to “initiatives that directly affect women of color.” He says the action was inspired by Chance’s pledge to donate $1million to the Chicago Public School system.

He also stated that half his jersey sales money would go to programs that would provide proper nutrition to inner-city communities.

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#GreenAtHeart – Jrue Holiday To Donate $1,000 For Every Point And Assist He Records On Today

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday will be donating $1,000 for every point and every assist he records during tonight’s game against the Spurs.

All of the money will be donated to support those who were impacted by the tornadoes that hit Southern Louisiana on February 7th.

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