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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and pop star wife Ciara have announced they are donating 1 million meals through Seattle’s Food Lifeline to help provide meals for those in need during the coronavirus outbreak. “Obviously this worldwide pandemic, coronavirus, is changing the world. Second by second, minute by minute,” Wilson said. “People are losing loved […]

Basketball Hall of Famer and sports anchor Charles Barkley is planning on selling a lot of his NBA memorabilia, not because he needs the extra cash, but in order to build affordable housing in his hometown. The Leeds, Alabama native told WJOX that he wants to make a difference in his community and give back in […]

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For two years, 7-year-old Jermaine Bell saved roughly $100 to help fund his family’s dream vacation to Disneyland. But Jermaine decided that helping South Carolina victims of Hurricane Dorian was more important than the family trip. He used his money to buy water, chips, and other necessities for victims of the hurricane instead. “The people […]

It’s back to school season and it’s also one of the most stressful times of the year for families in need. Comedian D. Ellis is working to help ease that stress for families. He along with his sister, and the Rattpacks’ are gifting kids in need with new shoes through their New Shoes Project. The […]

Will and Jada’s son Jaden turned 21 this week and at his young age he’s making a huge impact on not just his community, but the world. On his birthday he launched a food truck called “I Love You” that serves free vegan food to Los Angeles’ homeless population. Will and Jada must be so […]

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It’s been three years since Philando Castile was shot and killed by a police officer. Now his mother, Valerie Castile, is keeping his legacy alive by continuing the work that he cared about. Philando was a beloved cafeteria supervisor and last week Valerie presented administrators at Robbinsdale Cooper High School with a check for $8,000 […]

Jussie Smollett seems to enjoy making people smile. The Empire star just gave the family of a 6-year-old boy with two prosthetic legs the gift of a lifetime. Smollett surprised  Kayden Kinckle, who was born with a birth defect called omphalocele, and his family with a new handicap-accessible van. Which as you could imagine, will help […]

In Philadelphia, native son Meek Mill is supporting local school kids by teaming with Puma, sports apparel company Fanatics, United Legwear and Philly’s luxury store Milano Di Rogue to donate more than 6,000 backpacks to students in the city, reports TMZ. The backpacks reportedly come in three versions – for elementary kids, middle school and high […]

Teachers may be some of the most hard working, under appreciated people in the country. Courtney Adeleye and her husband decided to bless their daughters teacher with a car after they found out that she had been taking multiple buses to get to work for years. “When my husband tells me that the teacher who […]

Some die-hard, college-bound and student loan-strapped Nicki Minaj fans can breathe a little easier today after learning that their financial burdens will be taken care of by the rapper. On Friday (June 29), the “Chun-Li” emcee awarded her “Student of the Game” scholarship to 37 members of The Kingdom (her fan base formerly known as The Barbz), […]

ATLANTA (AP) — Rapper T.I. spent Christmas Eve spreading holiday cheer among some single mothers, helping them with their last-minute shopping for gifts. In a video T.I. posted on social media, the Grammy-winning artist entered an Atlanta-area Target on Sunday and called for all single mothers present to follow him. He strolled through the store […]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOnvKrzUdyY Kandi Burruss’s foundation Kandi Cares brought Christmas to six families this year. The RHOA star and her hubby Todd Tucker gave out over 300 gifts of clothing, shoes, Xbox’s, new beds, tablets, laptops and toys. Kandi even showed up to one family’s home, in-person, to see the smiles on their faces when they received […]