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BIG SEAN TAKES OVER DETROIT WITH ANNUAL DON WEEKEND!

Megan Kirk

Michigan Chronicle

August 30, 2021

The Sean Anderson Foundation, The Boys and Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan, and Rapper Big Sean kicked off the third annual DON Weekend, bringing the city a weekend of fun, impact and inspiration.

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Big Sean will unveil a new studio in Detroit during D.O.N. Weekend

C.H.

Revolt TV

August 21, 2021

Big Sean’s annual charity weekend is back in Detroit this year after COVID canceled the family-friendly event in 2020. The Detroit-bred rap star — through his Sean Anderson Foundation — started hosting the Detroit’s On Now (D.O.N) Weekend in 2018.

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SAF Turkey Giveaway Info to GO HERE!

BY C.H.

Revolt TV

August 21, 2021

Big Sean’s annual charity weekend is back in Detroit this year after COVID canceled the family-friendly event in 2020. The Detroit-bred rap star — through his Sean Anderson Foundation — started hosting the Detroit’s On Now (D.O.N) Weekend in 2018.

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Sean Anderson Foundation

May 28, 2021

May is Mental Health Awareness month and this topic is a pillar for Sean Anderson Foundation!

All month long keep an eye on our page for tips to help you live a well balanced and healthy life!

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Sean Anderson Foundation

September 23, 2020

The Sean Anderson Foundation has donated $10,000 to
benefit the Wayne State University HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program. 

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Sean Anderson Foundation

April 21, 2020

This Thursday, April 23, 2020, you are invited to a once in a lifetime online fundraising party that’s sure to bring fun, smiles and laughter to the entire family, and all of the proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan’s COVID-19 response efforts!

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Big Sean Shares A Few Book Recommendations

Sean Anderson Foundation

March 23, 2020

 At this time, as we join with the world and our leading health officials in encouraging you to continue to put your health first, while you find yourself with…

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2019 Thanksgiving All Star Give Back in Photos

Sean Anderson Foundation

December 12, 2019

Marking the 21st anniversary and seventh consecutive year that the Sean Anderson Foundation has participated as a community partner and sponsor, the 2019 Thanksgiving All Star Give Back was another…

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#SMARTGirls at the Boys and Girls Club

Sean Anderson Foundation

November 5, 2019

Last month, with our friends and community partners over at the Boys & Girls Club of SE Michigan, we launched the #SMARTGirls speaker series! Kicking off the series, our very…

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DON Weekend 2019 - Thank You for Another Spectacular Year

Sean Anderson Foundation

August 20, 2019

On behalf of a larger event production team where every individual truly gave their best, Big Sean and the Sean Anderson Foundation would like to thank everyone who came together…

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Big Sean, Ally Financial and Thurgood Marshall College Fund Host 'MOGULS IN THE MAKING' Competition

Sean Anderson Foundation

April 3, 2019

Ally Moguls in the Making from Allstate on Vimeo. This past weekend, 10 teams from five different Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) came together for the "Moguls in the…

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Sean Anderson Foundation

March 14, 2019

We are always excited about initiatives taking place in the city that are motivated with the current to uplift, encourage and provide resources by means of education.

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ALLY MOGULS IN THE MAKING COMPETITION

Sean Anderson Foundation

January 14, 2019

Big Sean, the Sean Anderson Foundation, Ally and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund have partnered, to offer an exciting new competition geared to inspire and support the next generation of entrepreneurs!

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BIG SEAN TAKES OVER DETROIT WITH ANNUAL DON WEEKEND!

Megan Kirk

Michigan Chronicle

August 30, 2021

The Sean Anderson Foundation, The Boys and Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan, and Rapper Big Sean kicked off the third annual DON Weekend, bringing the city a weekend of fun, impact and inspiration.

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2018 D.O.N. Weekend PHOTO GALLERY

Sean Anderson Foundation

August 23, 2018

The Sean Anderson Foundation would like to thank every one who made the 2018 D.O.N. Weekend a #MAJOR success!

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Detroit City Comeback

Sean Anderson Foundation

July 3, 2018

Executive Produced by Big Sean and narrated by Academy® Award-winner and Detroit native JK Simmons, “Detroit: Comeback City” chronicles how Detroit went from the engine of American capitalism, to a city of ruins that is now on the cusp of an exciting rebirth. The story of the city is told by real Detroiters who recount the stories of their relatives who helped build the city and the country. Among the interview subjects are Alice Cooper, Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., Pulitzer Prize-winner Dr. Heather Ann Thompson, Bill Ford and NASA Astronaut Jerry Linenger.

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MOGUL-2-MOGUL Detroit – PART 2

Sean Anderson Foundation

May 17, 2018

If you’ve been following us on social media, you have seen that for the past 7 weeks, seven students from the Detroit School of Arts have been participating in a pilot internship program at Quicken Loans.

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Big Sean's D.O.N. Weekend includes family events, new studio unveiling

Adam Graham

The Detroit News

August 18, 2021

Big Sean will celebrate his D.O.N. Weekend Aug. 28-29 with a series of free events including an art exhibit, performances by Detroit artists and the unveiling of a new recording studio.

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Big Sean & Sean Anderson Foundation Unveil Music Production Studio Inside Boys & Girls Clubs of SE Michigan During 3rd Annual D.O.N. Weekend

Antonice Strictland

Boys and Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan

August 30, 2021

Multi-platinum artist, philanthropist and BGCSM Alumni Big Sean was excited to return to Detroit for his 3rd Annual Detroit’s On Now (D.O.N.) Weekend Saturday, August 28 – Sunday, August 29.  The weekend was presented by the Sean Anderson Foundation (SAF) and hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan (BGCSM) and City Council President Pro-Tem Mary Sheffield and offered free activities for all ages.

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Big Sean Joins The Detroit Pistons as “Creative Director of Innovation”

Detroit Pistons

December 23, 2020

The Detroit Pistons today announced hip-hop icon and Detroit-native Big Sean will become the organization’s Creative Director of Innovation. In this role, Big Sean will provide creative counsel and strategic guidance on a variety of Pistons off-the-court initiatives, including team merchandise design, in-game experience, co-branded community, and social responsibility activation, and more.

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Swennie Saint-Vil

REVOLT.TV

December 17, 2020

The rapper teamed up with McDonald’s to gift Nyla Lewis with a MacBook, professional music software and mentoring sessions with Roc Nation executives.

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Sean Anderson Foundation

April 27, 2020

Big Sean, Ludacris, Hill Harper, Jerome Bettis, Detroit Sports Stars, Detroit Radio Personalities, and Bad Boy Rick Mahorn drive successful online fundraiser.

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Giving Back and Community Initiatives During the Coronavirus

Sean Anderson Foundation

April 20, 2020

Stitching together our efforts to create meaningful, true and lasting change for others, the Sean Anderson Foundation stands with a beautiful blanket of organizations, individuals and initiatives that span across…

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REIMAGINE: The Boys & Girls Club of SE Michigan

Sean Anderson Foundation

February 18, 2020

The Sean Anderson Foundation is proud to be a community partner alongside the Boys & Girls Club of SE Michigan. Together, we’ve been able to open the Sean Anderson Foundation Content & Production Studio on their campus, allowing young people to have ongoing opportunities to further explore

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2019 Reflections: Giving Thanks for DON Weekend

Sean Anderson Foundation

November 11, 2019

Throughout the United States, the month of November ushers in a season of gratitude and giving, and at the Sean Anderson Foundation, we want to take a dedicated moment to…

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Stream DON Weekend Self Care/Mental Health Panel

Sean Anderson Foundation

September 3, 2019

On Sunday, August 18, 2019, during Day 2 of the 2nd Annual D.O.N. Weekend, an esteemed panel including Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Dr. Jessica Clemons, Shaka Senghor and Big Sean…

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2nd Annual DON Weekend Presented by ALly

Sean Anderson Foundation

August 9, 2019

“Last year’s D.O.N. Weekend was a huge success, and I’m excited to bring it back for the second year in a row. I have so much love for Detroit and…

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Big Sean and Mayor Mike Duggan Partner for 2020 Census

Sean Anderson Foundation

April 1, 2019

Thinking ahead a year in advance, to make sure that Detroit receives as much funding support as possible, our very own Big Sean did not hesitate to invite Mayor Mike…

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Sean Anderson Foundation

February 5, 2019

In partnership with Puma, on February 01, Big Sean and the Sean Anderson Foundation participated in an all-day launch for the exciting new Foot Locker “Power Store” in Eastpointe, MI – the first of it’s kind in North America!

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Sean Anderson Foundation

November 27, 2018

With a goal to help over 6,500 families and individuals in need, 2018 marks the sixth

year that Big Sean and the Sean Anderson Foundation have partnered to distribute turkeys, canned goods and holiday meal trimmings with Tarence Wheeler Productions. 2018 also marked the event’s 20th anniversary.

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Sean Anderson Foundation Donates $10,000 to Benefit Wayne State University’s HIGH Program

Sean Anderson Foundation

November 20, 2018

The Sean Anderson Foundation is enthused to share that we have been able to donate $10,000 to the Wayne State University (WSU) HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program.

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The Mogul Prep Internship Experience Pilot Program

Sean Anderson Foundation

August 10, 2018

If you’ve been following us on social media, you have seen that for the past 7 weeks, seven students from the Detroit School of Arts have been participating in a pilot internship program at Quicken Loans.

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Sean Anderson Foundation Releases the 2018 D.O.N. Weekend Finalized Event Schedule

Sean Anderson Foundation

June 18, 2018

Big Sean and the Sean Anderson Foundation have partnered with Ford, PUMA, the Motown Museum, Men of Courage and Detroit PAL for the D.O.N. Weekend. From June 21 – 25,  the weekend event will celebrate the city of Detroit and pay tribute to the local business owners, activists, teachers and churches who make up Detroit neighborhoods and are the backbone of the city.

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Bates Academy Students Receive New Backpacks from Project Knapsack

Sean Anderson Foundation

May 1, 2018

Recently, through our partnership with Project Knapsack, students at Bates Academy received brand new backpacks!