At a very young age, Jaden Smith is proving his will to make a positive impact within local communities.
The young musician and actor has set up a free, vegan food truck for the homeless called, “I Love You Restaurant.”
Jaden launched the truck yesterday — (7 July 2019), to celebrate his birthday — on Skid Row, an area in Downtown Los Angeles containing one of the United States’ largest homeless populations.
In his Instagram post, Jaden announced it was the first of many.
“The @ILoveYouRestaurant Is A Movement That Is All About Giving People What They Deserve, Healthy, Vegan Food For Free,” he wrote in his caption. “Today We Launched Our First One Day Food Truck Pop-Up in Downtown LA. Keep A Look Out Because This Is The First Of Many #JADENinc”
The truck, which served a menu of exclusively vegan food — “I Love You Bowls” — seemed to be a great success, seeing streams of homeless people pick up their free healthy meal.
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The “movement’s” Instagram page went online yesterday already has 100,000 followers, proving Smith’s ability to stir people and have an influence.
This isn’t the first time Jaden has shown his commitment to philanthropy. He also owns Just Water, a company which aims to make a cheap, water filtration system available in poorer areas.
Through Just Water, Jaden recently led an initiative called “Water Box,” a mobile water filtration system used to provide clean water to residents of Flint, Michigan who were suffering from the 5-year water contamination crisis.