J. Cole & Dreamville Release Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts
Giving back to his hometown.
Fayetteville, NC – J. Cole's first Dreamville Festival was scheduled to spend the past weekend (September 15), but was canceled due to Hurricane Florence.
Scheduled performers included his KOD Tour-mate Young Thug, as well as SZA, Big Sean, and of course, Cole himself.
On Thursday evening (September 21), the Dreamville Foundation, Cole, non-profit, launched relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Florence.
NC has a special place in our hearts. The impact of Hurricane Florence offers to the displaced families and caused unprecedented damage to Fayetteville. The Dreamville fdn. You're asking for help + to share this so that we can spread the knowledge to help the people of Fayetteville https://t.co/RBXPaeGUWV pic.twitter.com/BRaHhYw8GB
— Dreamville (@Dreamville) September 20, 2018
The organization will be the configuration of the hot food stations and temporary housing options for families, and the supply of food to pantries and shelters throughout Cole's hometown of Fayetteville, North Carolina. It will also support other local non-profits that help provide services for people in Fayetteville."
According to Dreamville's website, more than 19,000 people currently living in shelters in North Carolina, the effects of the hurricane. A record-breaking 30 inches of rain has also impacted the state with more flooding expected over the next few weeks.
To learn more about Dreamville of Hurricanes in the Florence of the relief efforts or to donate, click here.