The Lupe Fiasco Foundation Partners With Tony Sculfield & The Morning Riot For Coat Drive
The Lupe Fiasco Foundation is launching a Coat Drive in up to twenty different locations, with a goal of collecting and distributing 1,000 gently used or new coats to CPS students and homeless shelters throughout Chicago.
The kick off date for the drive was October 11, 2011 and will go for about a month.
Community partners and collection sites are as follows: New Birth Christian Center, Swank Public Relations, Brown Sugar Bakery, Quench-All locations, Soul Vegetarian, Iman Foundation and Northeastern Illlinois University Center for Inner City Studies.
The Lupe Fiasco Foundation will be soliciting donations for the Coat Drive from various corporations, companies, local stores and boutiques and will be distributing coats to homeless shelters and schools throughout the city of Chicago.
This past Ramadan The Lupe Fiasco Foundation held their Block by Block Initiative. Feeding over 100 people everyday for the entire month.
The Initiative was featured on the Tom Joyner Morning Show, Morning Riot on WGCI as well as AOL.com Boom Box, Hip Hop Wired and ABC News.
More information on The Lupe Fiasco Foundation visit www.lupefiascofoundation.org