Chance The Rapper Pledges $ 1 Million To Amplify Mental Health Services Within Chicago
We can all agree that #MentalHealth has been overlooked and rejected by society for a very long time. It makes us proud that a wide variant of Celebrities and Activist are using their platforms to not only bring awareness but to inflict a much needed change. 🙏🏿
Without a doubt you can always count on #ChanceTheRapper to put on for his hometown of #Chicago as much as he possibly can! The 25 year old Rapper has recently announced a $1 million pledge to the mental health services within Chicago.
According to the #HuffingtonPost , Chance will provide $100,000 to six mental health providers within Chicago Via his charity #SocialWorks. Sources stated applications for each grant will be accepted January 2019. Chance has also announced that a donation of $100,000 will be forwarded to 20 schools within Chicago.
“We will be upping the game in terms of equity, in terms of what is rightfully yours. Principals, teachers, we got your back,” Chance tells local news.