Basketball legend Michael Jordan recently celebrated his 60th birthday by making a $10 million donation to Make-A-Wish, a non-profit organization that grants wishes to children with critical illnesses.
The donation is one of the largest ever made to the organization and is a testament to Jordan’s ongoing commitment to philanthropy and helping those in need.
Jordan, who is widely considered one of the greatest basketball players of all time, has long been involved in charitable work. He established the Jordan Brand in 1997, which has since raised millions of dollars for various charities, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation. In 2015,he also pledged to donate the net proceeds of his lawsuit settlement with a grocery store chainto 23 charities, including Make-A-Wish.
Jordan’s latest donation to Make-A-Wish will help to grant the wishes of thousands of children with critical illnesses, providing them with hope and happiness during difficult times. The donation comes at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has made it more challenging for the organization to grant wishes, as many children are unable to travel or attend large gatherings.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1980 and has since granted the wishes of more than500,000 children with critical illnesses. The organization’s mission is to create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, providing them with hope, strength, and joy during difficult times. Jordan’s donation is a significant contribution to the organization and is a testament to his ongoing commitment to helping those in need. His generosity will undoubtedly make a significant difference in the lives of many children and their families, providing them with the support they need during challenging times.
In a statement, Jordan expressed his gratitude to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and highlighted the importance of supporting organizations that provide critical assistance to those in need.
He also encouraged others to give back and support the causes that they care about, emphasizing the importance of generosity and compassion.