Khalid Launches Music & Art Foundation for Underserved Communities
Khalid attends the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019 in Las Vegas.
Khalid always shows love for his hometown of El Paso, Texas, through his music. Now, he's giving back in a philanthropic way.
The crooner took to social media on Friday (May 10) to announce the launch of The Great Khalid Foundation, a music and arts organization for underserved communities that aims to create "an atmosphere of support and freedom for kids to dream BIG!," according to the website. "Through our music education programs, scholarship awards, and gift giveaways we are investing in our children and in their future."
The foundation already has announced three Performing Arts scholarship recipients in El Paso, and the news was shared alongside a sweet photo of the winners. "If I wasn’t in the position I am in life right now, I would’ve became a music teacher," Khalid wrote in the caption. "Luckily, I get to teach in a way I would’ve never imagined! I wanna give a congratulations to all of the Performing Arts Scholarship winners! Everything is super new right now and it’s all a work in progress but you gotta start somewhere! Manifestation is super important! One day I WILL open up a school, but I gotta believe in myself."
Written by: Rania Aniftos from Billboard.com