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The Sean Carter Foundation, co-founded by Jay-Z and his mother Gloria Carter in 2003, will host a black tie gala in New York City on Friday (July 14) in the face of socioeconomic hardship. Raised $20 million to help people. Difficulties further education in higher education institutions.
The funding included a $10 million legacy gift to the foundation from Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez. Jack Dorsey donated an additional $2 million as part of the annual giving.
The organization’s Friday night gala at Pier Sixty celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Sean Carter Foundation with a host of prominent guests from music, sports, business and entertainment.
Jay-Z and Carter, as well as Beyoncé, were in attendance and shared a series of photos from the night on Instagram.See her first post featuring photos of dramatic dresses here,and Gala video montage, she hilariously set this to the “My Husband” remix that went viral on TikTok. (Beyoncé says in her audio clip that she’s “going to see her husband. Happy to see him, happy to see him.”)
Guests included music artists DJ Khaled, Lil Uzi Vert, Meek Mill, Babyface, Miguel, Tinashe, A$AP Ferg and Saint Jhn. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Fanatics founder Michael Rubin, along with Regina Hall, Chaz Palminteri, Robinson Cano, Dez Bryant, Angie Martinez and Corey. Gamble, Tamika Mallory, Zane Lowe and Ebro also attended. such as Darden.
The Sean Carter Foundation has provided college scholarships, study abroad opportunities, wealth building programs and more to disadvantaged youth and families in disenfranchised communities.
Ahead of the celebration, the Sean Carter Foundation and the Robert Kraft Foundation Against Anti-Semitism announce a partnership to jointly donate $1 million to end book bans nationwide and protect educational freedom bottom. Fanatics and Live Nation each donated an additional $500,000 to this effort, providing book donations, legal assistance, marketing assistance, and publishing assistance to protect creators and organizations harmed by the nationwide book ban. , provides additional resources.