Jeezy Honored by Forbes and Karen Civil for Philanthropy and Entrepreneurship
On Thursday (Jan. 5), Jeezy was honored by Forbes magazine and Karen Civil for his philanthropy and entrepreneurship.
Da Snowman was celebrated for his work during an intimate dinner at Hunt & Fish restaurant in New York City. Celebrities in attendance included, Teyana Taylor, Iman Shumpert, Mack Wilds, Omar Bolden, Stephen Hill, Rotimi and others.
Young is known for his hefty donations in the strip club, but it doesn’t stop there. His Street Dreamz Foundation has been helping out in the community for a while.
Last Christmas, he and Future both donated $25,000 to the United Negro College Fund at the 2016 Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball, held in the Atrium Ballroom of Atlanta’s Marriott Marquis.
Back in August, Jeezy and the Street Dreamz Foundation donated 2,500 backpacks to local kids for the upcoming school year.
Back in 2013, he and T.I. gave back with their Tis The Season of Giving toy drive in Atlanta. The two rappers handed out toys to some 1,800 children as well as providing the tots with a night of food, bowling and skating.
In 2010, Snow joined forces with Rick Ross and Birdman to give away turkeys for Thanksgiving. He and T.I. also helped raise over $100,000 for charity around Thanksgiving in 2008.
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