Michael Jordan donating $2M from ‘Final Dance’ to Feeding America
Basketball legend Michael Jordan is donating $2 million of the proceeds from ESPN’s widespread docuseries “The Final Dance” to feed the hungry.
The donation of the proceeds from the documentary, which focuses on his last season with the Chicago Bulls, goes to the non-profit Feeding America and its meals banks, the organization announced in a tweet Wednesday.
Feeding America referred to as it “an unbelievable present to be grateful for” forward of the Thanksgiving vacation and stated the money will “assist our neighbors going through starvation.”
Jordan stated in a press release via the group, “In these difficult instances and in a 12 months of unimaginable problem on account of COVID-19, it’s extra essential than ever to pause and provides thanks.”
“I’m proud to be donating further proceeds from ‘The Final Dance’ to Feeding America and its member meals banks within the Carolinas and Chicago to assist feed America’s hungry,” the NBA Corridor of Famer added.
“The Final Dance” doc additionally covers the Bulls-Knicks rivalry of the early Nineties.
Jordan, who was raised in North Carolina and is the proprietor of the Charlotte Hornets, introduced in June that he and the Jordan model can be donating $100 million over the following 10 years to organizations “devoted to racial equality, social justice and higher entry to schooling.”
“Black lives matter. This isn’t a controversial assertion,” he and his model stated in a press release on the time following the Might 25 police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
“Till the ingrained racism that enables our nation’s establishments to fail is totally eradicated, we’ll stay dedicated to defending and enhancing the lives of Black folks.”
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