Chance The Rapper & SocialWorks Foundation Pledge $1M To Chicago Mental Health Services


Chicago, IL – Chance The Rapper continues to tell apart himself as one 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 nonprit he based two years in the past to assist empower children — will proceed to assist kids within the Windy City.

In addition to increasing the New Chance Fund, Lil Chano introduced SocialWorks can be donating $100,000 grant for the subsequent three years to 20 extra public colleges in Chicago. He additionally broke down how the inspiration would assist psychological well being with its new initiative “My State Mind” and pledge a big donation to again it up.

“We want a brand new house the place individuals can get info on how they really feel, info on the place to go, and a community for individuals to work together and evaluation our psychological well being areas — making a group individuals serving to individuals,” Chance defined. “I’m proud to announce that I’m pledging $1 million in direction of psychological well being providers in Chicago.

“With the assistance SocialWorks, we need to change the best way that psychological well being sources are being accessed by you.”

SocialWorks can also be pledging an extra $100,000 to 6 totally different psychological well being organizations in Cook County.

“It’s a] new approach to consider psychological well being,” he concluded.