Philadelphia Eagles Donate $1 Million to COVID Relief
The Philadelphia Eagles are donating $1 million to the COVID-19 relief efforts in the Philadelphia area, according to the Eagles official website.
The Eagles Chairman and CEO, Jeff Lurie, along with the team, will be providing much needed support for healthcare workers and their families, as well as aiding local businesses.
As part of their donation, 100,000 desperately needed N-95 masks are going to Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson, CHOP (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia ), among other city healthcare center.
Lurie said in a statement, "From the moment that COVID-19 began to threaten our way of life, we have been actively involved in deep and thoughtful conversations around ways to best serve and support the well-being of those on the front lines and their families. As part of these careful discussions, and in collaboration with some of the best minds and thought leaders in our city, we have developed a comprehensive plan aimed at providing critical support to essential healthcare workers. It cannot be overstated how appreciative we are for everything these workers have done – and are doing – to care for those directly impacted by this global pandemic. Their bravery and courage are admirable. And their efforts, and those of their families, have made us all safer during these incredibly difficult times."
For more on their very generous donation, and to see exactly where the money is going, click here.
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