BY NICOLE HYATT
Snoop Dogg has donated at total of $35,000 to Colin Kaepernick’s #MillionDollarPledge, with all funds going to the Dallas-based group Mothers Against Police Brutality.
In 2016, Kaepernick announced, “I will donate one million dollars plus all the proceeds of my jersey sales from the 2016 season to organizations working in oppressed communities, 100k a month for 10 months.”
So far, donations have gone out to more than 40 different organizations.
On Jan. 17, Kaepernick announced that he and 10 friends would be donating the last $100,000 over the next 10 days, which he helmed the #10for10 campaign.
Shoutout to Snoop
“#10for10 @snoopdogg donated MORE MONEY 2 my #MillionDollarPledge!” Kaepernick posted n Twitter on Monday. “He loves the work Mothers Against Police Brutality is doing so much, he donated another $15k. Now they’re getting a total of $35k! Thank you Snoop 4 recognizing the good work they do!”
“It’s important to identify people doing good work in the community to help break the cycle and the systemic oppression that we are facing everyday,” he continued on Twitter. As of press time, the total amount of donations stands at $940,000.