Kevin Hart Dishes Out $250,000 To Philadelphia Schools




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The Real Husbands of Hollywood star, has donated a whooping $250,000 to the Philadelphia Public School System to assist in the purchase of 500 computers. The comedian decides to step up in a way to help home town solve a few with since schools in Philly have been having a hard time after heavy budget cuts in the economy
According to , close to 24 schools were shut down  and thousands of were laid in Philly, just this past summer, due to the huge budget cuts. Sources a student even died after an asthma attack in September when there was no nurse on staff to help her.
In an interview with Hot 107.9′s Philly’s (PMS) Morning Show, Kevin said: “I feel like it’s good to step up and show kids regardless of where I’m at in life now, I once sat in the same seat they sit in.  This city made me. So, me reaching back is me showing them, you have the same opportunity I had, and it’s just time to make the best of it. You’re not alone.
“You have like me care and hopefully me doing what I’m doing will provoke to step up and do the same and help out when they can.”
Given the fact isn’t the only super star to emerge from that state, he was asked if stars like, Will Smith, Tina Fey, Pink, The Roots and Jill Scott will join in the next time. He said, “Well if I am I am. This isn’t something that’s going to go away from standpoint. I bleed Philadelphia. There is gonna be ways where I can help. This time, it was me going in pocket alone, without sponsors or to add to it. The next time, because of the attention that this has drawn, I’ll get corporate companies to come in and get involved and help me raise money. This is definitely a start of something big for me. I’m jumping into this philanthropy world and for me, this is where I wanted it to start. How am I going to continue to raise money? I don’t know yet, that’s why I went into my pocket personally, but this is something that I’m going to take serious and go full steam ahead with it.”