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Colin Kaepernick Donates $34K to Rapper J. Cole's Nonprofit Foundation

Rivea RuffContributorAugust 23, 2017

SANTA CLARA, CA - JANUARY 1: Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers fires the team up on the field prior to the game against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi Stadium on January 1, 2017 in Santa Clara, California. The Seahawks defeated the 49ers 25-23.
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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick hasn't allowed his lack of NFL income to slow down his charitable donations. 

Though he remains on the free-agent market, the controversial quarterback recently donated $34,000 to rapper J. Cole's Dreamville Foundation, which benefits urban youth. 

According to Jeremy Gordon of Spin magazine, the donation will fund several special projects for the organization, the details of which Kaepernick will reveal in the following weeks.  

This latest donation brings Kaepernick's donation total to $800,000 of the $1 million he pledged to donate to community charities last September, according to ESPN's Darren Rovell.

Darren Rovell @darrenrovell

Colin Kaepernick donates another $100K on way to $1M pledge, now at $800K total. Detail of where $ goes is admirable. https://t.co/22oS4Is97v

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