- Charitable US rapper Kodak Black was touched by the story of a police officer who passed away, leaving behind a young daughter
- When Kodak read about Officer Jennifer Sepot, who died of Covid-19, he donated R283 000 for her child's college fund
- Kodak is well known for his giving heart and was even pardoned by former US President Donald Trump because of it
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United States rapper Kodak Black has been hailed after he donated towards the education of the child of a police officer who passed away.
The Roll In Peace rapper was touched by the story of Jennifer Sepot, who recently died after contracting Covid-19. The Fort Lauderdale police officer left behind a two-year-old daughter.
Speaking to TMZ, Kodak's lawyer said the rapper read the story in the news and was touched after learning that she had a young daughter. The rapper decided to ensure the little girl's future was secured by paying for her college education. According to the lawyer, Kodak instructed him saying:
"Make sure that kid is straight. Pay for her college fund."
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As a result, Kodak donated R283 000 to the little girl’s college fund.
Police release statement
Following Kodak’s generous donation, the Fort Lauderdale police department expressed gratitude for the gesture.
"We are grateful to everyone who has donated to the family. The generosity by supporters has offered a degree of hope,” the statement read in part.
Kodak’s giving heart
In July, the rapper made headlines after donating air conditioners to poor Florida residents. Kodak bought 100 AC units and went door to door presenting them to area residents. His act of kindness brought some of the residents to tears.
Kodak previously received a pardon from Donald Trump because of his charity work. He served half of his 46 months in prison for lying while applying for a firearm.
BI Phakathi tips staff R7 000 and pays for everyone’s meals at the restaurant
In a story related to charitable deeds, Briefly News reported that BI Phakathi, South Africa's faceless philanthropist has done it again.
He blessed some hard-working staff at a Mugg & Bean restaurant. The Good Samaritan ordered a cappuccino to go and when the waitress brought it to him with the bill, he asked her how many people were working.
BI asked her to come back when he called her. He proceeded to write R7 000 down as a tip for her and the other staff working.