Originally posted on AllHipHop.com:

(AllHipHop News) MMG and Philly artist Meek Mill is giving back to his local community after recently being informed that his alma mater is set for closure this year.

While Meek won’t be hitting the road, he is putting up $10,000 for his alma mater high school, Strawberry Mansion High School, in addition to giving the high school basketball team his sponsored Puma basketball shoes.

Meek’s move to donate to the local schools comes after Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. announced that the school district was looking to close over 37 schools in the Philadelphia area, forcing kids to commute further distances and learn in larger classrooms.

While Hite Jr. expects the move to make Philly schools more competitive, safer and better run, Meek thinks the move will be bad for his local community, including his own school Strawberry Mansion set for closure.

β€œThey about to close down 37 schools…

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