A$AP Rocky Delivers 120 Meals To the Homeless Shelter He Lived in With His Mom

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Homelessness is on the rise, even though unemployment rates are slowly declining. And the world seems to be involved in a constant debate about what we should be doing in order to help the issue. While some believe that homelessness and laziness have a direct correlation, others take a more empathetic approach, understanding the fact that some people may just not be as fortunate as us.

And one such charitable soul is none other than A$AP Rocky.

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It seems as if more and more people are ending up on the streets. With the current economic climate making it harder for people to keep up with their rent, the issue is getting out of hand.

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Judging by the rate of inflation, the younger generation won’t be able to own their own home in their lifetime.

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According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Annual Homeless Assessment Report, in 2018, on a given night, there were over 553,000 homeless people in the United States. And that was only on that one night.

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National reports have shown that over 2% of the world’s population is homeless. If that had to be converted into a solid figure, it would range between 150-160 million people.

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That equates to almost 1.6 billion people.

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And it’s easy to brand them as lazy or idle, but when the current job sector is already overflowing with candidates, it becomes a more difficult task trying to get on the ladder.

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Recently, The Independent revealed that food giant, Pret a Manger, was planning to give jobs to the homeless.

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And this property would also be provided by the company. According to the news outlet, this is what they aimed to do: “As well as being given jobs in Pret stores nearby, they will also receive advice on how to get a bank account, save for a deposit and develop their wider literacy and computer skills.”

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Rather than marginalizing the homeless, Little Rock has taken it upon themselves to give the homeless jobs cleaning up the streets of the city.

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The pay was 9.25 dollars per hour, which is more than minimum wage!

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It was initially only supposed to last for six months, but now the mayor, Frank Scott Jr, has decided to extend that period because he was so impressed by the results.

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They spent 80,000 dollars on making sure that they give a chance to those in society who needed it most.

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And one such charitable soul is none other than A$AP Rocky.

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120 of them, to be exact!

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And it holds a special place in his heart.

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So it’s absolutely amazing he’s been able to give back.

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And we’re sure the residents were happy to receive!

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And for more charitable celebs, scroll on for Tyler Perry’s Thanksgiving act of kindness …

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