Mac Miller fund pledges $100K toward music programs for teens, young adults

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PITTSBURGH — Even in death, rapper and Pittsburgh native Mac Miller’s impact on young musicians is still being felt.

The Mac Miller Fund pledged $100,000 toward music programs for teenagers and young adults at the Homewood-Brushton YMCA, it was announced Wednesday.

The money will help give up to 30 artists a voice.Miller died of an overdose in September 2018. He was 26 years old.The Mac Miller Fund was created by the rapper’s family and has already raised nearly $1 million.

FILE PHOTO: The Mac Miller Fund pledged $100,000 toward music programs for teenagers and young adults at the Homewood-Brushton YMCA, it was announced Wednesday. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO: The Mac Miller Fund pledged $100,000 toward music programs for teenagers and young adults at the Homewood-Brushton YMCA, it was announced Wednesday. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images) (Rich Fury/Getty Images/Rich Fury/Getty Images)