MEEK MILL DONATES BACKPACKS IN HIS HOMETOWN OF PHILLY
Last week, Meek Mill donated over 6,000 backpacks to students in his hometown of Philadelphia.
The students were gifted backpacks and also given new school supplies. PUMA, Fanatics and Milano Di Rouge joined Meek's back-to-school initiative and provided supplies to schools across 12 SDP public schools including James G. Blaine Meek’s alma mater), Strawberry Mansion, Richard R. Wright Elementary School, Edward Gideon School, Thomas Edison High School, William Dick School, Randolph, Technical High School, William D Kelley School, Jules E. Mastbaum High School, The LINC High School, Benjamin Franklin High School and The U School.
Meek said in a statement: "Growing up in Philly, I've watched families struggle to make ends meet and buy basic school supplies for the kids. Those memories stay with me and that's why I'm committed to giving back to families in my hometown, putting smiles on kids' faces and helping them start the school year on the right now with the right supplies."