Juice WRLD's 999 Fund Supplies Instruments For Rapper's Childhood School
Carmela Wallace was given tragic news during the holiday season last year that would change her life forever. It was in December 2019 that the mother of Juice WRLD learned that her son had passed away, and since that time, she has continued to honor his memory with the millions of others who remain dedicated fans of the late rapper. The 999 Fund was launched in his memory and the foundation helps young people who may be struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues, and it's reported that they recently gifted Juice WRLD's childhood school with musical instruments.
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Thank you to the memory of Jarad Higgins, known as Juice Wrld, and his mother, Carmela Wallace, we as a school are able to give one of our students, Jasmyn McKay, a full-tuition scholarship. Mrs. Wallace wants to make this scholarship annual and there are talks about a music program being created in memory of her son Jarad. If you would like to know more, don't hesitate to reach out to our school office as we look to start this program very soon. Reach us at (708) 672-6200. Thank you again to Mrs. Wallace for allowing us to take part and honoring @juicewrld999
Students from preschool to the second grade at the Deer Creek Christian School in Illinois were thrilled to receive their new instruments. It's reported that Interscope Geffen A&M along with Grade A helped contribute to the massive gifting, and one of Juice WRLD's former teachers, Mrs. Lannaea Alexander, spoke about the 999 Fund. “Jarad's positivity and immense talent affected everyone who came into his presence,” said Alexander according to Complex.
“His spirit can very much be felt in the heartbeat of our school's mission and within the very walls and floors of the school building itself. We are immensely grateful to accept this gift from Carmela and Jarad which will enable us to offer a robust music education for our students at Deer Creek Christian School.” A beautiful way to pay tribute to the fallen artist.