Chi-town lyricist, Lupe Fiasco and his sister Ayesha Jaco are staying active and loyal to their Chicago West-side neighborhood.
On October 29th, the duo and their M.U.R.A.L. organization will host a bowling tournament to raise funds to support the Food Justice Program. The bowling tournament will consist of celebrity teams including actors of Chicago PD, the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks, NFL’s Chicago Bears and Team Lupe Fiasco.
There will be a silent auction, food and competition. The bowling function takes place at Kings Bowl in Lincoln Park (1500 N. Clybourn), in Chicago from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
Founded in 2009, M.U.R.A.L., was formerly known as the Lupe Fiasco Foundation. The acronym M.U.R.A.L. stands for Magnifying Urban Realities & Affecting Lives. Deemed one of the “Top Organizations to Save Chicago” by XXL Magazine, M.U.R.A.L., has served hundreds of youth throughout the city of Chicago. The impact the organization has made in the city has created and supported youth empowerment organizations such as Project Orange Tree, launched food & liquor neighborhood campaigns, coat drives and more.
The organization’s original mission was to provide warm meals and coats to families in need quickly expanded to include music education, curriculum and a host of other arts-based initiatives in Chicago inner-city communities.
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One key initiative of the M.U.R.A.L. is the Food Justice program. Since 2010, the Food Justice programs have provided programming, funding and assistance that has allowed over 5000 inner-city residents to receive greater access to healthy foods and knowledge.
For more information visit: http://www.lupefiascofoundation.org/
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