Big Sean’s Foundation Donates $10K To Wayne State’s HIGH Program

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Detroit, MI – Big Sean continues to lend a helping hand through his Sean Anderson Foundation. A few months after donating a $100,000 studio to Detroit’s Dauch Boys & Girls Club, the Def Jam MC has given $10,000 to Wayne State University’s HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program.

Wayne State is located in Sean’s hometown Detroit. His mother Myra Anderson, who serves as the executive director and president his foundation, spoke about the organization’s contribution to the university on Tuesday (October 8).

“We are pleased to continue our commitment to the HIGH Program in support its dedication to students facing hardships,” Anderson said in a press release. “The HIGH Program touches the lives students, helping them as they pursue their higher education goals.”

 

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The $10,000 donation isn’t the first time Sean has assisted the HIGH Program. In 2016, his foundation created a $25,000 endowment for the program. An additional $15,000 was donated in 2017 followed by $10,000 in 2018.

“The Sean Anderson Foundation has been a consistent supporter the HIGH Program through its financial support,” Wayne State president Wilson said Jacqueline. “The foundation’s resolve to provide funding helps us pursue our mission to ensure that no student abandons their dream earning a degree at Wayne State University solely because housing or financial challenges.”

The HIGH Program was founded in 2013 to address student homelessness. For more information, read about the initiative here.