As kids are soon going back to school, Meek Mill and the Dream Catchers are giving back.
The Philadelphia rapper made a surprise visit to his old elementary school, James G. Blaine Elementary School, on Wednesday morning and with him, he brought a whole lot of backpacks.
Mill and the Dream Chasers will be donating to 12 schools in Philly and will be delivering the backpacks and supplies to students in person.
The charitable deed is a collaboration between Mill, Puma, sports apparel brand Fanatics, United Legwear, and Philly’s luxury store Milano Di Rogue.
The aim of the initiative is to help combat the cost of school supplies on less fortunate families.
Children from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade will receive a backpack full of school supplies that are suitable for their needs.
The 31-year-old rapper says he knows how much families can struggle when it comes to funding school supplies.
He told TMZ: “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 note with the right supplies.”