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  1. Ozzy Osbourne donated $10,000 to a music school for underprivileged children after watching their rendition of "Crazy Train"

  2. The Hershey Company runs a free private boarding school for underprivileged students. The endowment is backed by the full faith and credit of The Hershey Company and every part of the student experience from athletics to college visits is paid for by The Hershey Company

  3. King Edward the VII had a "Coronation Dinner for the Poor of London" where 50,000 dinners were provided to the underprivileged

  4. Jesse Owens worked various jobs to support his family. He eventually began working with underprivileged youth, which he continued to do for the rest of his life.

  5. In 2002, Microsoft faced over 100 class-action lawsuits over anti-trust issues. Microsoft proposed a settlement in which it would have donated $1 billion in money, software, services, and training to underprivileged schools. The judge rejected the proposal as anti-competitive.

  6. Employees are also encouraged to invite underprivileged children from shelters or residential programs to participate in Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, in an effort to encourage self-esteem and provide career exploration opportunities that they might not otherwise have due to financial and social barriers.

  7. Instagram profile Humans of New York set out to raise $100k for an underprivileged NY school trip to Harvard, donations are already over $960k allowing for new programs and scholarships.

  8. Former) billionaire Chuck Feeney gave away more than 99% of his $6.3 Billion to help underprivileged kids go to college.

  9. According to JFK, who initiated the creation of the Peace Corps, the Peace Corps were initially intended to be "young college graduates [who] would find a full life in bringing technical advice and assistance to the underprivileged and backward Middle East..."

  10. The wife of Former grand wizard of the KKK Don Black who created the internet's first major racial hate site was previously married to David Dukes, and also previously worked as the spokesperson for a charter school "to lift underprivileged black and Hispanic children out of poverty."

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Stephon Marbury defied industry experts by selling basketball shoes for $15, all to benefit underprivileged kids. Hero.

Michael Jackson first wore armbands to raise awareness for child suffrage happening around the world. When he first wore it for Smooth Criminal in 1988, he said: "As long as there are underprivileged children in the world, I will continue to wear this armband.”

Lousiana and Ohio still allow Mayor's Courts, a vestige of days past that are not courts of record, but still have the power to assess large fines and jail people. They are used almost exclusively on the poor, underprivileged, and those of minority race.

Milton Hershey founded a school for underprivileged youths that allows them to overcome their circumstances. Also, my grandfather was an orphan that was able to get out of his horrendous circumstances by being accepted to this school.

The NAACP and Jesse Jackson are in favor of removing net neutrality, believing it will increase network infrastructure spending in underprivileged and minority areas.

Miss Universe 1992, Michelle McLean, is a member of the white German minority in Namibia and was presented with The Life Time Achievement Award by Donald Trump for her philanthropy work with underprivileged children.

In 2005, former first lady Barbara Bush said that Katrina evacuees housed in the Houston Astrodome were better off than in Louisiana before the storm, because they were underprivileged anyway

A child actor in the movie Stand and Deliver (about how underprivileged children can succeed if given opportunities) ended up killing his girlfriend and holding their son hostage before the police killed him in a shootout.

In May 2009 a girl pledged to wear a Little Black Dress for 365 days as an exercise in sustainable fashion. Designed to also be a fundraiser for the education of underprivileged children in India, the project acquired millions of visitors worldwide and has raised over $100k for the cause.

Billy Joel never sells tickets for the front rows in his concerts. Tired of only rich and bored people staring at him, he leaves the front rows in his concert for his underprivileged fans, whom his crew bring from the roadside.

In Ontario, Canada the government caps student debt at $7,500 per academic year if they took out student loans. Meaning the most an underprivileged student needs to pay for a four year program is $30,000

In Ontario, Canada the government caps student debt at $7,500 per academic year if they took out student loans. Meaning the most an underprivileged student needs to pay for a four year program is $30,000

John Wayne was an avid supporter of education for underprivileged African Americans.

USPS Operation Santa - A micro-charity program that helps you answer sad letters to Santa written by children who need a brighter Christmas . You can adopt real letters to Santa written by underprivileged kids and send your gifts directly to the children who wrote to Santa.

Brad Pitt once described Fight Club as a movie "about two guys who start an amateur boxing league for underprivileged youth, and the woman who comes between them."

At the time of his death, Kobe Bryant was working with Brazilian author Paulo Coelho on a children's book aimed at inspiring underprivileged children. After Bryant's death, Coelho deleted the draft, saying in an interview that "it didn't make any sense to publish without him."

A woman given the legal name at birth "Marijuana Pepsi," who refused to change her name. She earned a PhD with a dissertation on how unusual names of black students affect their progress, is director of a program for underprivileged college students, a life coach, and real estate agent.

A woman given the legal name at birth "Marijuana Pepsi," who refused to change her name. She earned a PhD with a dissertation on how unusual names of black students affect their progress, is director of a program for underprivileged college students, a life coach, and real estate agent.

A photographer donated hundreds of hours to help a female hockey team make a calendar to raise funds to provide sports to underprivileged children in the neighbourhood. Consecutively for 4 years.

An Indian, born in a very rural and underprivileged village named Basantpur in Bihar, Vashishtha Narayan Singh, challenged Einstein theory E = mc2