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Usher's Nonprofit Has Been Awarded A $500K Grant To Promote Financial Literacy For Youth

Throughout his career of nearly three decades, Usher and his philanthropic efforts have greatly supported disadvantaged communities. Today, Usher’s New Look (UNL) — the R&B legend’s nonprofit organization for under-resourced youth — has announced it has received a $500,000 grant from Truist Foundation. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Usher's New Look (@ushersnewlook) The grant will support UNL’s high school leadership program, including its financial literacy programs, according to a press release. “Breaking the cycle of poverty and debt is tantamount to the future success of young people, particularly in these challenging times where we see that there are currently 16 million children living in poverty today,” Careshia Moore , president and CEO of UNL, said in a press release. “This is, therefore, a proud moment for Usher’s New Look, and we are so very grateful to Truist Foundation for this transformational grant that will enable us to further our mission and touch the...

Ngozi Nwanji

Nov 3, 2021