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12:16  11 september  2019
12:16  11 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Former Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan announced on Tuesday he will donate a whopping $ 1 million to relief efforts in the Bahamas. "I am devastated to see the destruction that Hurricane Dorian has brought to the Bahamas, where I own property and visit frequently," Jordan said in a statement

NBA legend Michael Jordan announced Tuesday that he will donate $ 1 million to assisting with the relief efforts in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian . "I am devastated to see the destruction that Hurricane Dorian has brought to the Bahamas, where I own property and visit

Jordan donates $1 million to Dorian relief© Isaac Brekken NBA legend Michael Jordan is donating $1 million the Hurricane Dorian relief effort

NBA legend Michael Jordan is donating $1 million ($AU 1.46 million) to help relief efforts in the hurricane-battered Bahamas, his spokeswoman said Tuesday.

In a statement on Twitter, Charlotte Hornets owner Jordan said he was "devastated" at the destruction unleashed by Hurricane Dorian on the Caribbean archipelago.

At least 50 people have died and several thousand across the island nation have been evacuated.

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NBA legend Michael Jordan is donating $ 1 million to help relief efforts in the hurricane-battered Bahamas, his spokeswoman said Tuesday. In a statement on Twitter, Charlotte Hornets owner Jordan said he was "devastated" at the destruction unleashed by Hurricane Dorian on the Caribbean

Jordan , 56, pledged to donate $ 1 million , adding he hopes it 'will be of help'. Filmmaker Tyler Perry and rapper Ludacris have also helped with Dorian relief . Emergency management agency says 2,043 people are displaced in shelters on New Providence and mortuaries have temporarily refrigerated

"I am devastated to see the destruction that Hurricane Dorian has brought to the Bahamas, where I own property and visit frequently," Jordan said in a statement announcing his pledge.

"My heart goes out to everyone who is suffering and to those who have lost loved ones," he added.

Jordan said he aimed to distribute funds to non-profit agencies in the region where the money would "have the most impact."

"The Bahamian people are strong and resilient and I hope that my donation will be of help as they work to recover from this catastrophic storm," he added.

Jordan, 56, has donated to relief efforts in the past, pledging $2 million to help with the aftermath of Hurricane Florence which lashed the Carolinas last year.

Jordan is widely regarded as the one of the greatest basketball players of all time, winning six NBA titles before retiring and eventually becoming owner of the Hornets.

This fisherman lost everything in Hurricane Dorian, including his wife.
After his wife drowned as they tried to ride out the storm in their Bahamas home, Howard Armstrong managed to swim to safety.

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