philanthropy

Bill Gates Steps Down From Microsoft Board of Directors

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Tech Billionaire Bill Gates is stepping down from the Microsoft Board of Directors to focus on philanthropy full time according to new reports. According to Axios, the Microsoft founder wants to focus on global health and education humanitarian efforts. Gates and his wife Melinda started the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that focuses their philanthropy […]

French Montana Funds Preschool Classrooms In Morocco

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French Montana has never had a problem letting the world know that he’s African, but he also reminds himself and his hometown by giving back to his roots. As one of Bod Boy Records’ premier artists, French Montana, whose real name is Karim Kharbouch, has created many successful opportunities from inside of the studio, but […]

Google Donates $1.5M to Chance The Rapper’s Non-profit Organization

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Chance the Rapper continues to take his philanthropy efforts to new levels. On Wednesday, he announced that Google funded coding classes for 20 schools in his hometown of Chicago. Today @Google funded coding classes for 20 schools on the south and west sides. God bless everyone involved. Thank you. — Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) December 6, […]

Colin Kaepernick Wins Sports Illustrated’s Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

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Football player Colin Kaepernick was announced as the 2017 recipient of the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award on Thursday. The Legacy Award is given to sports figures who uses their platform to initiate change. Kaepernick hasn’t been affiliated with an NFL team this season, likely related to his stance of kneeling for the national […]

Beyonce Has Been Feeding the Homeless Since She Was 10

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Beyonce put her best foot forward after her hometown Houston was devastated by Hurricane Harvey. But if you follow Bey’s philanthropic work, then it was no surprise to you that she chose to #BeyGood. Her mother Tina Knowles shared that the singer’s generous ways goes all the way back to when she was only 10 […]

Michelle Obama Makes Surprising BET Awards Cameo Honoring Chance The Rapper

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Chance the Rapper received quite the praise when he accepted his BET Humanitarian Award on Sunday night, becoming the youngest person ever to win the accolade. The 24-year-old musician and philanthropist got emotional as Former First Lady Michelle Obama paid tribute to his efforts and even said he was her ‘friend’. ‘We are so incredibly […]

Happy 37th Birthday Manny Pacquiao! Top 5 Humanitarian Movements

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One of the world’s greatest boxers, Manny Pacquiao, celebrates his 37th birthday today. Born on this date in 1978 in the Phillipines to a poor family, Pacquiao literally fought his way out of the slums to become one of the most feared fighters of this generation. Launching his popularity during his title bouts with Floyd […]