Rapper Frustrated with Gov’t Bureaucracy Seems to Have Kickstarted a Movement to Help Schools

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Chance the Rapper recently visited with government officials in hopes of finding ways to improve Chicago area public schools. He came away from the meetings feeling discouraged, saying it felt like nothing would get done. So he took matters into his own hands and donated $1 million to Chicago public schools.

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett also shares a passion for investing in schooling for children and was greatly inspired after seeing Chance The Rapper‘s decision to bypass government and go at it alone.

Bennett said via statement last week, “I was inspired by Chance the Rapper to ‘think bigger’ when he pledged one million dollars to Chicago kids and their school system.”

“So, I’ll be joining him by investing in the future of our youth. The system is failing our kids, and it will be up to the community and our leaders to help keep the hope alive by focusing on improving our education system and the future of our kids. Any company that decides to invest in me, just know that you’ll be investing in opportunities and providing inspiration for these families — many who feel unnoticed or go unmentioned.”

So far the athlete’s efforts are being applauded as he puts his money where his mouth is. In the same statement, the NFL player pledged to donated all of his 2017 endorsement money to causes that empower women of color and organizations that rebuild minority communities.

And not only that, Bennett is asking other athletes to donate a portion of their endorsement funds to causes that they care about. Stressing that, “We can make a difference. It’s up to us to help plant seeds of hope and help fuel the future.”

In addition to that, the athlete committed 50 percent of his jersey proceeds from this year to support inner-city garden projects.

This past season, the player signed a $31.5 million three year contract extension.

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