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Drake pledges $1 million to LeBron's I PROMISE School

Posted at 8:08 AM, Mar 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-24 08:36:05-04

CLEVELAND — Recording artist Drake and the cryptocurrency betting site Stake pledged $1 million to the LeBron James Family Foundation’s I PROMISE School in Akron.

The announcement was posted on Uninterrupted's Instagram, which showed Drake telling LeBron James at a dinner in Toronto that he was donating to the basketball superstar’s hometown foundation.

“Myself and Eddie from Stake, we’re going to dedicate a million dollars to the I Promise School, and I’m gonna go drop it off myself before the school year ends," Drake said in the video.

The I PROMISE program's goal is to keep at-risk kids from falling through the cracks educationally.

The innovative I PROMISE School, which has 535 students, also offers a food pantry, a GED program parents and legal support.

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