Former NBA Great Michael Jordan Donates $7 Million to Fund Health Clinics in Charlotte, NC’s Troubled Areas
WHY I LIKE MIKE … JORDAN PUTS HIS MONEY WHERE HIS MOUTH IS …
Former NBA great Michael Jordan has donated $7 million to establish two medical clinics in troubled Charlotte communities. Good for him, nice job! According to the Charlotte Observer, Novant Health is expected on Monday to announce Jordan’s personal gift, which will fund Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Clinics to be built in north and northwest Charlotte. One will be at 3149 and 3153 Freedom Drive; the other will be in the Brightwalk development on Statesville Avenue. It is not about taking a knee, it is about getting off your butt and doing something constructive to help and be a part of the solution. Instead of playing the victim card and complaining about injustices, Jordan took charge and made a difference. What a shining example of what to do.The billionaire owner of the Charlotte Hornets, greatest NBA player ever and a North Carolina native gave back to his community to make a difference.
Jordan gives not 6, but 7 million!!!
Michael Jordan is going public with his largest philanthropic gift, donating $7 million to establish two medical clinics in troubled Charlotte communities.
Jordan, the billionaire owner of the Charlotte Hornets and a North Carolina native, is making a personal gift to fund Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Clinics, according to the Charlotte Observer. The clinics, projected to open in late 2020, are designed to serve some of the city’s densest areas of poverty.
“Michael really wanted to do something personally, he and his family, in the North Carolina area, separate from the work we’ve done with the Hornets,” Estee Portnoy, Jordan’s spokesperson, told the Observer.
In a statement, Jordan said he hoped the clinics “will help provide a brighter and healthier future for the children and families they serve.”