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RUDY GOBERT Donates $500,000 For Those Impacted By COVID-19 In US And France

Renuel Fallore

Posted at March 15, 2020


Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, the first NBA Player to test positive for COVID-19, donated a whopping $500,000 to help people impacted by the pandemic in the US and his homeland France.

"Rudy Gobert is donating more than $500,000 to support both the employee relief fund at Vivint Smart Home Arena and COVID-related social services relief in Utah, Oklahoma City and within the French health care system," his team announced on Instagram.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Rudy Gobert is donating more than $500,000 to support both the employee relief fund at Vivint Smart Home Arena and COVID-related social services relief in Utah, Oklahoma City and within the French health care system. . “I am humbled by the tireless efforts and care of people around the globe for those affected by COVID-19, especially my own communities of Utah and France, in addition to my appreciation for the state of Oklahoma and my care there, and of course, my Utah Jazz family. . “I know there are countless ways that people have been impacted. These donations are a small token that reflect my appreciation and support for all those impacted and are the first of many steps I will take to try and make a positive difference, while continuing to learn more about COVID-19 and educate others. Much gratitude, RG.” . Swipe up on our story to read more ❤️

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The said post included a message from the 27-year old NBA player. “I am humbled by the tireless efforts and care of people around the globe for those affected by COVID-19, especially my own communities of Utah and France, in addition to my appreciation for the state of Oklahoma and my care there, and of course, my Utah Jazz family."

"I know there are countless ways that people have been impacted. These donations are a small token that reflect my appreciation and support for all those impacted and are the first of many steps I will take to try and make a positive difference, while continuing to learn more about COVID-19 and educate others. Much gratitude, RG."

Now that's a "good shot", Rudy. Get well soon and tighten that defense against the virus just like what you're doing on the hardcourt.

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