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LL Cool J lends a hand for NYC schoolkids

Monday - 8/25/2014, 3:38pm  ET

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, file photo, host LL Cool J speaks on stage at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center, in Los Angeles. LL Cool J says it's important to help out kids in need. The "NCIS Los Angeles" actor and hip-hop star handed out backpacks with school supplies to children in the Jamaica, Queens area of New York, on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) -- LL Cool J says it is important to help out kids in need.

The "NCIS" actor and hip-hop star handed out backpacks with school supplies to children in Jamaica, Queens, on Sunday.

He notes that a relatively small contribution can have a big effect on the families.

About 2,000 children attended the Worldstar Foundation event.


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