kid rock*According to the Associated Press, Detroit native Kid Rock partnered with a local church to give away hundreds of gift baskets and gift cards to needy families in the area for Christmas.

Through the musician’s non-profit organization and Hartford Memorial Baptist Church, 100 gift certificates for Meijer retail and grocery stores were given away along with 300 gift baskets.

Earlier this year, the Detroit branch of the NAACP honored the controversial rap-rock artist for his philanthropic contributions to the black community.