Forever Young Day
Curtis hosts an all-day event intended to spur children from his hometown, Jamaica, Queens, to become more involved with the community, keep off the streets and get more exercise.
“I want to be able to go and talk to them and (have) them really feel what my experience has been.”
Curtis travels to Somalia on a humanitarian mission with the United Nations World Food Program.
“I’m in Somalia this week to show the world the devastation that is taking place,” he wrote. “Children going hungry everyday, even dying everyday from hunger…The world needs to see what is going on.”
Superfeast Toy Drive
Curtis joins the Citywide Club and Horizon United Group to serve 17,000 Houston families.
NAACP Toy Drive
Curtis joins Senator Borris Miles, City Council Woman Carolyn Shabazz-Evans, the NAACP Houston, Texas, chapter, and Horizon United Group for a toy drive serving 5,000 families.
“You make more, you give more back.”
G-Unity gives away more than 500 Thanksgiving turkeys to Queens, NY, residents.
G-Unity, with Bette Midler and the New York Restoration Project, open the Curtis 50 Cent Jackson Community Garden in Queens, NY. The Garden boasts a children’s learning garden, vegetable plots and a patio area, and is a much enoyed resource in an area that had less than five percent of the recommended amount of open space to serve its tens of thousands of children.