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“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
“My heart goes out to everyone who is suffering and to those who have lost loved ones.”
Jordan said he plans to research non-profits working on recovery and relief efforts and give his funds where the money “will 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.”
Now, other celebrities are joining in as well. The NBA GOAT joins other celebrities who have donated money to the Bahamas after Dorian. They include entertainment mogul Tyler Perry, who flew his personal plane full of supplies to the affected areas.