Gunna partnered with an Atlanta social service organization to open a free grocery store and clothing store at his former college.
Goodr, a “sustainable food waste management company” that aims to fight hunger, announced that the store was operational as of Saturday, September 18, two days after the town of South Fulton declared on September 16, “Gunna Day ”. The mayor’s proclamation attributes Gunna, whose real name is Sergio Giavanni Kitchens, for his “heartbreaking style of speaking (which) draws on his life and the resilience he has shown to overcome obstacles …” He also salutes his commitment “to give back to the community that raised him, protected him , protected and supported him ”by launching Gunna’s Drip Closet and Goodr Grocery Store to provide free meals, clothing and toiletries to students in need. Gunna has also been working to help the community through the Gunna Great Giveaway Foundation since 2018, the proclamation notes.
Goodr announced in a Facebook post:
“The store offers nutritious foods including: vegan-friendly items, shelf-stable foods, snacks, toiletries, shoes and clothing provided by Foot Locker and Reebok. Students at Ronald E. McNair Middle School will now have daily access to these items, free of charge, and the option to take them home to their families.
The new Gunna’s Drip Closet and Goodr Grocery Store will help around 900 students and families, CBS Atlanta reports Tuesday morning (September 21). “He wanted to give back to his community and chose McNair,” said the director John Madden, Jr. said at the station. “We are just thrilled with this opportunity to have this additional resource available to our communities. “
Find more information about Goodr here.
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