Big Sean Donates $15K to Help Homeless College Students, Again

By MCNS Staff

Sean Anderson also known as "Big Sean".

Sean Anderson also known as “Big Sean”.

According to, for the second consecutive year, Big Sean is aiding the youth in his home state of Michigan. reports that, through his Sean Anderson Foundation, the rapper supplemented his 2016 contribution of $25,000 by donating $15,000 to Wayne State University’s HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program to provide “short-term support” to students experiencing homelessness or “precarious housing situations,” according to a press release.

The HIGH Program aims to address student homelessness at the school by providing food, shelter, childcare, and financial assistance with intentions of returning participants to long-term stability. It was established in 2013.

“It’s such a pleasure to support a program that has an immediate impact on students facing hardship,” Myra Anderson, president of the Sean Anderson Foundation and Sean’s mother, said in the release. “The HIGH Program, through its support and encouragement offered to students, is making a difference in their lives. We are excited to offer our support through the foundation.”

Sean’s latest philanthropic effort follows the March launch of his blended educational curriculum, “Mogul Prep,” and his foundation raising $100,000 in January to support residents affected by Flint’s water crisis.

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