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Kanye West Donates Almost 4,000 Toys to Toy Drive in Chicago

Kanye West Donates Almost 4,000 Toys to Toy Drive in Chicago

Kanye West is giving back this Christmas season.

The 44-year-old rapper was dubbed the “modern-day Santa Claus” after he donated nearly 4,000 toys to a toy drive in his native Chicago.

“I’m so proud that Kanye is, once again, responding to our request to help the children of Englewood and beyond,” Chicago Alderman Stephanie Coleman told ABC7 during the toy drive on Sunday (December 19).

“He is no stranger to our community,” she continued. “His presence has always been felt in our neighborhoods and he loves visiting, but this Christmas he has truly been our modern-day Santa Claus.”

During the holiday event, which took place at the Kennedy King College in the South Side of Chicago, each family in attendance was also treated to food, games, and prizes.

Kanye West‘s donation to the toy drive in Chicago comes several weeks after he made a surprise appearance at the Los Angeles Mission’s Annual Thanksgiving event.

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