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Grammy Award winning Hip-hop artist Common has teamed up with Tonic.com to raise money for The Common Ground Foundation which helps kids in disadvantaged communities work towards achieving their dreams.
Common's foundation helps fund programs such as Readers ARE Leaders, which focuses on promoting literacy and reading as a primary principle in every young person's life.
With each donation, donors are entered into drawings to win items from the star himself. Prizes include an autographed Common photo or CD as well as spending time with Common in the studio as he records his upcoming album.
Common is looking to raise $50,000 by April 16 when The Common Ground Foundation will hold its annual fundraising gala.
To help donate to The Common Ground Foundation, visit their site here.