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Future Gives Back to the Community With Winter Wishland Event

On Sunday (Dec. 18), Future gave back to his Kirkwood, Atlanta community through hosting his fourth annual FreeWishes Foundation Winter Wishland event.

The DS2 rapper partnered with his mother as well as the President of the FreeWishes Foundation, Stephanie Jester, for the event, which is intended to provide young people in the community of Kirkwood and its surrounding areas with the joy and love of the holiday season. You can check out a gallery of photos above.

Future arrived at Winter Wishland with his sons, Jakobi Wilburn and Future Zahir Wilburn. The event had food, music, games and lots of amazing gifts for youth between the ages of 2 and 18. The party was sponsored by Reebok, Hot 107.9, Ford Motor Company, Black Celebrity Giving and Bessie Branham Park.

During the event, Ford Motor Company presented a tribute mural, made by Kashmir Thompson, to Bessie Branham Park to celebrate the art and music created in the city and fostered in the Kirkwood community-based recreation center.

Jester spoke about the importance of the Winter Wishland event. “It means so much to be able to give back to the community that raised Future, and for Ford to support our vision of keeping art and dreams alive with the installation of this art, speaks volumes as it relates to our overall goal,” she said.

The mission of FreeWishes Foundation, founded by Future, is to deliver a message of hope, perseverance and resilience to Atlanta’s community by lending support and making dreams come alive. 

Future has been giving back a lot over the holiday season. Just a few days ago, the “March Madness” rapper and Jeezy donated $25,000 each to the United Negro College Fund.

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