(AllHipHop News) Freddie Gibbs is looking to give back to his hometown. The Indiana born emcee launched a new crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to raise money for School Supply Giveaway of Gary. The non-profit organization helps provide school supplies such as backpacks, notebooks, pens, pencils, and hand sanitizer to local students.
Gibbs writes on the GFM page:
I have started this GoFund to assist SSGA (School Supply Giveaway of Gary) in raising funds for necessary school supplies for the students in my hometown of Gary, Indiana. Growing up in Gary there was little opportunity for a kid like me to make something of myself. Not having the basic supplies that every other kid in any other city had left a lot of us with little motivation to do well in school and turned a lot of us to darker paths. By helping these students aquire [sic] the basic supplies every student needs and deserves you will be maximizing their chances at a brighter future.
The “Built For This” rhymer is looking to raise $3000. At the moment, 64 people have donated a total of $1,785. All of the proceeds go to SSGA. To donate visit www.gofundme.com.
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Watch video of Freddie Gibbs discussing his GoFundMe campaign below.