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Before the holidays, Michael Jordan takes the time to help those in need by making a $ 2 million donation to Feeding America and food banks across the country. "In these challenging times and a year of unimaginable difficulties due to COVID-19, it is more important than ever to stop and say thank you," Michael said in a statement. "I am proud to donate additional income from The last Dance to Feeding America and its member food banks in the Carolinas and Chicago to satisfy America's hunger. "
The additional proceeds from Michael The last Dance Documentation is used to distribute meals to families in need and provide food security for millions of people. "An incredible gift we're grateful for – NBA legend Michael Jordan donates $ 2 million to help our hungry neighbors!" Feeding America posted a Twitter post with news.
Feeding America estimates that the number of people seeking help from food banks has increased 60 percent since COVID-19 first struck the country. Around 50 million people are unsure about their next meal. If you can, make a donation before the holidays and see the organization's full announcement here.
An incredible gift we are grateful for – NBA legend Michael Jordan donates $ 2 million to help our hungry neighbors! #The last Dance
Every action makes a difference. Join Michael and visit https://t.co/ExF6iX3wr7 to learn how to donate or volunteer this holiday season. pic.twitter.com/UVUFQlbe0p
– Feeding America (@FeedingAmerica) November 25, 2020