CHICAGO (CBS) — Hip-hop star Kanye West remembers his hometown.
He donated thousands of toys to a special event held Sunday in Englewood.READ MORE: Bucktown Woman Shaken After Being Carjacked During Saturday Morning Spree, And She's Not The First Victim In Her Family
West himself was not there, but several Chicago aldermen and business leaders were on hand at Kennedy-King College, 6301 S. Halsted St., to make the holidays happier for families hit hard by the pandemic.READ MORE: At Least One Person Injured In Zion Snowmobile Accident
The 4,000 toys were not all. There were games, prizes, and food.MORE NEWS: Mars Wrigley Says It Will Move Most Operations Out Of Its Plant On Chicago's West Side Over Next 2 Years
Organizers said the gifts were for kids in Englewood and beyond.