Kevin Hart and Meek Mill team up with Michael Rubin to donate $15 million to Philadelphia schools

Kevin Hart and Meek Mill are teaming up with Fanatics CEO Michael Rubin for a huge $15 million donation to help the local schools in their hometown of Philadelphia.

The donation will help 110 Philadelphia schools that service underprivileged and disadvantaged students, according to Philly Voice.

The combined donation is larger than any one donation the three Philly locals have given back to the City of Brotherly Love where they all grew up.

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Team: Kevin Hart and Meek Mill are teaming up with Fanatics CEO Michael Rubin for a huge $15 million donation to help the local schools in their hometown of Philadelphia

Michael and Meek: The combined donation is larger than any one donation the three Philly locals have given back to the City of Brotherly Love where they all grew up

The funds are said to assist thousands of underserved Philadelphia families during the 2022-2023 academic school year.

A spokesperson for the trio said the funds, ‘will go to private and parochial schools across the Philadelphia region to cover tuition costs enabling lower-income students to enroll.’

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The funds will not benefit the School District of Philadelphia.

Families: The funds are said to assist thousands of underserved Philadelphia families during the 2022-2023 academic school year

Schools: A spokesperson for the trio said the funds, ‘will go to private and parochial schools across the Philadelphia region to cover tuition costs enabling lower-income students to enroll’

Hart and Mill were both raised in North Philadelphia and Rubin was raised in nearby Lafayette Hill, and they all have a long history of giving back to their beloved community.

Mill has made it a yearly tradition to play ‘Santa’ to a number of deserving families in his hometown, giving out over $500K worth of gifts to families last year alone.

He also teamed up with Rubin, who is a part owner of both the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, for a $2 million scholarship fund.

Trio: Born and raised: Hart and Mill were both raised in North Philadelphia and Rubin was raised in nearby Lafayette Hill, and they all have a long history of giving back to their beloved community

Santa: Mill has made it a yearly tradition to play ‘Santa’ to a number of deserving families in his hometown, giving out over $500K worth of gifts to families last year alone

The fund was announced in December 2020, which benefited over 1,000 underprivileged children in Philly.

Rubin was also the founder of the All In Challenge in the early stages of the pandemic, which Meek Mill, Kevin Hart and other celebs such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Brady, Justin Bieber and Magic Johnson contributing, to name a few. 

Mill and Rubin also teamed up with the REFORM Alliance last month for a VIP experience at a 76ers for more than 25 children negatively impacted by the criminal justice system. 

Reform: Mill and Rubin also teamed up with the REFORM Alliance last month for a VIP experience at a 76ers for more than 25 children negatively impacted by the criminal justice system

Hart has previously donated $250,000 to the School District of Philadelphia in 2020 that went towards tech upgrades

He also awarded $50,000 scholarships to local high school students in need, while also providing over $600,000 in college scholarship funds to eight Philly students.

The donation comes just after School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Dr. William Hite testified in a civil trial that over 65% of the city’s schools are said to be ‘economically disadvantaged.’ 

 Kevin donates: Hart has previously donated $250,000 to the School District of Philadelphia in 2020 that went towards tech upgrades

Donation: The donation comes just after School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Dr. William Hite testified in a civil trial that over 65% of the city’s schools are said to be ‘economically disadvantaged’

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