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Chance the Rapper donates to more schools; Bulls kick in $1M

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   CHICAGO -- Grammy winner Chance the Rapper is again championing public education in Chicago by announcing more money has been raised for his art fund.
   The Chicago native stopped at a high school Friday to announce he's secured an additional $1 million from the Chicago Bulls for his New Chance Arts and Literature Fund.
   The rapper, whose real name is Chancelor Bennett, donated $1 million earlier this month to Chicago schools. He said 10 schools will receive $10,000 checks as part of the donation.
   He said Friday a total of $2.2 million has now been raised in his Chicago Public Schools fundraising effort. As a result, an additional 12 schools would receive $10,000 donations.
   The Ingenuity arts organization will help determine how to distribute the funds he raises for schools and students.

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