‘Tis the season for giving, and Chance the Rapper is no Scrooge.
The 24-year-old hip hop star hosted a holiday party at The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago last week to raise money for homeless children. According to an analysis by the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH), there are over 82,000 homeless people in the Windy City, while more than 18,000 public school students do not have a home.
“Being the city that has one of the worst and coldest winters in America, I think it’s important to take some time to appreciate and work with and work for the homeless population in Chicago,” Chance told the crowd at the event, reports ABC local affiliate WLS.
In addition to hearing from the Chicago rapper, attendees were treated to dancing and a live performance from the Chicago Children’s Choir, all for $15 per ticket. Needy students, however, were free of charge. The proceeds …