Rolling Out is reporting that Houston native and superstar Beyoncé Knowles-Carter spent $7 million to build a low-income housing project in her hometown for homeless men, women and children. Dubbed a saint by her pastor Rev. Rudy Rasmus, Knowles-Carter has apparently donated millions of dollars to her home church during the course of her entertainment career.
In June, Beyoncé donated $500,000 to Chime for Change, a global campaign that was created to help strengthen and unite the voices of young women around the world by inspiring them with “powerful stories” about inspiring women.
Say what you will about Mrs. Carter, but philanthropy is definitely an important aspect of her life.
Read more at Rolling Out.