‘Basketball Emperor’ Michael Jordan (60, USA) donated 10 million dollars (approximately 12.85 billion won) to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. 메이저사이트
American sports media ESPN reported on the 16th (Korean time), “Jordan donated $10 million to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a non-profit foundation, to celebrate his 60th birthday.”
According to the media, $10 million is the largest amount paid by an individual in the foundation’s 43-year history.
Jordan, who earned the title of emperor by winning a total of 6 championships in the NBA during his active career, is currently the owner of the Charlotte Hornets.
He said, “It was an honor to be able to give smiles and happiness to many children through the Make-A-Wish Foundation for the past 34 years.
Meanwhile, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, established in 1980, is granting the wishes of more than 500,000 children with incurable diseases in 50 countries around the world. Jordan first began supporting the Make-A-Wish Foundation in 1989.