Drake To Host Second ‘Houston Appreciation Weekend’ With Charity Softball Game

via karencivil.com

via karencivil.com

This Memorial Day Weekend, Drake will be returning to Texas to host the second, Houston Appreciation Weekend. The rapper is raising money for the Houston Astros Urban Youth Academy by scheduling a charity softball game.

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The HAW Celebrity Softball Game is planned to have Astros alumni: Chris Sampson and Brandon Backe, Houston Texans: Duane Brown and Darryl Morris Jr.; NFL players Dwayne Bowe, Taylor Gabriel, Marlon Moore and Le’Ron McClain; and rappers P. Reign and Kirko Bangz.

Octobers Very Own, OVO, and the Canadian rapper hosts the event to honor his “second home” and raise money for the community. The rapper/philanthropist “has a deep passion for working with underprivileged, handicapped, and terminally ill youth,” said HAW event coordinator DeRonica Horn.

Tickets for the Celebrity SoftBall Game can be purchased here.