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Jaden Smith continues his fight against homelessness by opening a restaurant to offer free meals to those in need.
The rapper / actor is expanding his food truck initiative I love you in a full-fledged restaurant to feed the homeless, reports diversity.
“It’s for the homeless to get free food,” said Smith. “But if you’re not a homeless person, not only do you have to pay, you have to pay more than the food is worth to pay for the person behind you.”
The restaurant’s plan comes two years after the star of The karate kid will launch its vegan food truck series, which aims to provide free, healthy and sustainable meals to the homeless community in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles. His mobile restaurant I Love You distributed brown paper bags with bowls of carrots and kale to some of the 8,000 people estimated to live in the area, he reports. The Hollywood Reporter.
The elder of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s two children explained on Instagram through his food truck initiative how his restaurant I Love You is “a movement about giving people what they deserve, healthy food and.” vegan free “. He scoffed that more trucks would come in the future. “Hold on,” he said to his followers.
His famous father Will Smith, shared that Jaden’s food truck idea was how his son was going to celebrate his 21st birthday: “So celebrate your birthday !! I love you, Diggy, ”wrote the star of Bad Boys.
“Our mission is to spread the love of communities affected by food and / or housing insecurity by offering water alongside fresh, quality, delicious and sustainable food,” explains his company’s website.
It is not known when the new restaurant will be in The Get Down Star or where it will be. But when you look at Smith’s recent initiatives, it is clear that he will keep his word.