Kanye West is doing some good for his hood, the “Jesus Is King” rapper donated thousands of meals to his old Southside Chicago neighborhood as well as new residence in Los Angeles.
We Women Empowered, a non-profit run by Josephine “Mother” Wade was the recipient in Chicago. Wade says that Kanye’s donation is going to help her provide three meals a day for elderly citizens affected by COVID-19.
“Today when I got that call, that Kanye West wanted to help the elderly in Chicago and he chose his hometown in the South Side, his old neighborhood, I was beyond words. And in one phone call, in an instance today, our world was changed,” Ms. Wade shared in a statement to Access Hollywood.
The Dream Center in Los Angeles was also selected for a donation, the organization offers free drive-thru meals, seven days a week, for those affected by the Coronavirus.
The Dream Center normally feeds about 7,000 people a day, with Kanye’s donation they can now serve 9,000 people.