Meek Mill made the holiday season brighter for needy families in his native Philadelphia by giving away $500,000 worth of gifts Sunday.
In partnership with Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, and Roc Nation, the “Sharing Locations” rapper brought smiles to hundreds of people with free MacBook Air laptops, Amazon Fire HD tablets, video game gift cards, board games, bikes and helmets, winter coats, dolls, play sets, and more at the Grand Yesha Ballroom in South Philly, according to ABC Philadelphia affiliate WPVI-TV.
“I feel like if you can help, help. We’ve been doing it for a while now in our community,” Meek said as he was joined at the event by Mayor Jim Kenney and Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw. The 34-year-old entertainer and criminal justice advocate posted several photos of the event on Instagram and commented, “Took them blessings and put on for my peoples in a major way.”
Mill is also donating $30,000 to the Philadelphia chapter of Twelve Days of Christmas, a volunteer organization that assists families in need during the holiday season.
Last Wednesday, the Grammy nominee treated 26 local kids to the 76ers home game against the Miami Heat, which included a visit with 76ers head coach Doc Rivers.
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