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Kanye West donates 4,000 toys to his hometown

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Like a “modern-day Santa Claus,” Kanye West has donated 4,000 toys for a giveaway in his hometown of Chicago. 

According to 16th Ward Alderman Stephanie Coleman, Ye purchased all the toys needed for an event where families will be treated to food, games, prizes, and toys, ABC7 reports. 

“I’m so proud that Kanye is, once again, responding to our request to help the children of Englewood and beyond,” Coleman said. “He is no stranger to our community. His presence has always been felt in our neighborhoods and he loves visiting, but this Christmas he has truly been our modern-day Santa Claus.”

Other community leaders, residents and aldermen also contributed to the toy drive, which took place Sunday at Kennedy King College in the Windy City.

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