J. Cole's Dreamville Foundation Announces Hurricane Relief Fund
J. Cole's nonprofit, Dreamville Foundation is launching a hurricane relief fund for the rapper's hometown in Fayetteville, North Carolina in the wake of Hurricane Florence.
"The Dreamville Foundation is looking to lend a helping hand to the community, children, and families affected by Hurricane Florence," the fund's announcement reads. "There will be hot food stations placed throughout the city, temporary housing options for families, and stocking of food pantries/shelters, as well as supporting other local non profits who help provide services for the people in Fayetteville."
The foundation is requesting donations on it website that will serve the immediate needs of Fayetteville residents.
Evacuations were mandated for families and individuals living along the Cape Fear River earlier last week. The city is still experiencing major flooding issues, according to weather reports. There have been a total of three deaths counted in the city's Cumberland County, according to The Fayetteville Observer.
J. Cole is currently on the road for his K.O.D. Tour. He recently cancelled the inaugural Dreamville Festival in light of safety concerns due to the storm.
“We know that many of you traveled from out of town, and that you too share in our disappointment,” the official statement about the festival reads. “At the end of the day though, we truly love and care about our fans, and their safety and security will always be our number one priority.”