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‘Megan Thee Stallion Day’: Houston Mayor Honors The Rapper For Her Philanthropy With A Personal Day, Key To City

Behind the scenes Megan ‘lifts people’s lives in underserved communities,’ says Mayor Turner

Grammy Award-winning artist Megan Thee Stallion has yet another honor to add to her resume.

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Sunday (May 1) gave Megan a key to the city and issued a proclamation that officially makes May 2 Megan Thee Stallion Day in Houston, local station KHOU reports.

Turner said, "Megan Thee Stallion has an extraordinary entertainment career, but we wanted to honor her for what she does offstage to lift people's lives in underserved communities. She assisted people after the 2021 winter storm during the pandemic and helped those struggling with homelessness. I look forward to watching her grow as an artist and humanitarian."

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The May 2 date is significant to Megan.

“Came home real quick to get THEE KEY TO THEE CITY, and in honor of my mother and grandmother’s birthday, MAY 2ND is officially MEGAN THEE STALLION DAY IN HOUSTON, TX. Thank you Mayor @sylvesterturner, for honoring me toda,y and I will continue to give back to the city that made me who I am today,” she wrote in an Instagram post.

The “Savage” rapper is building a strong philanthropy portfolio that includes a partnership with the Popeyes franchise to make a six-figure donation to Houston Random Acts of Kindness.

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To mark her 27th birthday, Megan launched the Pete and Thomas Foundation in February, People reported. Named for her parents Holly Thomas and Joseph Pete Jr., the nonprofit organization focuses on education, housing, and health care.

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