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Jennifer Hudson & Sister Julia Donate 2,000 Backpacks Full of School Supplies To Chicago Children

Jennifer Hudson & Sister Julia Donate 2,000 Backpacks Full of School Supplies To Chicago Children

Jennifer Hudson gave back in a major way this weekend, alongside her older sister Julia.

The 38-year-old actress and singer teamed up with Julia for the 10th annual Hatch Day event, where along with more volunteers, delivered over 2,000 backpacks full of school supplies to kids in need through the Julian D. King Gift Foundation.

“We’re still out there this Hatch Day, just in a different way. We’re going to hit these streets and sneak up on y’all. And we’re going to drive by with backpacks, because we don’t need crowds this year, but we will want to make sure we service the children,” Jennifer explained on her Instagram.

She added, “We’re getting out there. Everybody is out here working, making it happen. Drop your location, and we’re going to drop you a backpack and school supplies for what you need during this pandemic, because our kids still gotta go and grow to school. And we support that.”

The Julian D. King Gift Foundation is named after Jennifer‘s late nephew and provides stability, support and positive experiences for children of all backgrounds to help enable them to grow to be productive, confident and happy adults.

In addition to the school supplies, volunteers also handed on hand sanitizers, face masks and tablets.

If you missed it, find out where you can see Jennifer perform next!

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