Big Sean has contributed to his hometown of Detroit, Michigan in an assortment of ways since the beginning of his career.
It was recently reported by Daily Detroit the rapper has donated $25,000 to help initiate a funding for Wayne State University’s HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program.
The program’s objective is to assist “financially stressed students at Wayne State University reach their goal to graduate,” according to the HIGH Program’s website.
The program accomplishes their goal by giving a variation of resources such as housing support, school supplies, textbooks, transportation, clothing, and child-care assistance.
The proceeds Big Sean has donated will be used to provide support for the interim to Wayne State University students facing homelessness.
We see the HIGH Program as an important component of ensuring success at Wayne State, and we are proud to help strengthen its mission, Myra Anderson, Big Sean’s Mom/President of the foundation said in a statement. “We aim to boost graduation rates at the university by providing support to students facing hardship.
In other news, in the beginning of the year, Big Sean organized the #HealFlintsKids fundraiser which helped raise over $50,000 for those strongly affected by the polluted water crisis in Flint, Michigan.