Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Distributes Money and Gift Cards to Miami Residents

CNW Reporter

Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs, right, passes out fifty dollar bills to residents in the Overtown neighborhood of Miami, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. Various organizations came together to also pass out gift cards and gift bags with essentials to those in need during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs provided some coronavirus relief in Miami on Tuesday, by handing out money and gift cards to residents.

According to the Associated Press, the rapper and his children held a community event in Overtown, where he assisted many residents facing economic hardship during the pandemic. Diddy wore a clear face shield and black gloves as he worked his way through the crowd, greeting fans and families.

Residents in the Overtown neighborhood of Miami wait in line to receive gift cards and gift bags with essentials, from Diddy. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

In addition to cash, $50 Publix supermarket gift cards and bags containing hygiene products also were handed out.

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A girl accepts a fifty dollar bill handed out by rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs as he passes out the bills to residents in the Overtown neighborhood of Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

At an event at the House of Wings, Combs also announced that his Sean Combs Foundation is giving a grant to a local organization that will help 175 families in the area to pay rent during the pandemic.

Diddy’s foundation is partnering with Teens Exercising Extraordinary Success (T.E.E.S.). They are also working with Michael Gardner and Headliner Market Group and Miami Dade County Commissioner Keon Hardemon on the project.