Michael Jordan Donates $7M To Build Charlotte Medical Clinics

by Krystal Franklin

October 10, 2017

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54-year-old Michael Jordan is putting his estimated $1.39 billion net worth to good use. The Charlotte Hornets owner is donating $7 million to launch medical clinics that he hopes will help at-risk communities in the city.

According to ESPN, the donation will “fund two Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Clinics, which are projected to open in 2020.”

“Through my years of working with Novant Health, I have been impressed with their approach and their commitment to the community. It is my hope that these clinics will help provide a brighter and healthier future for the children and families they serve,” he says.

Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

This gift will transform the lives of thousands of families and children living in poverty-stricken communities,” said Carl Armato, president and CEO of Novant Health. “We are thankful to Michael for his generosity. The gift will remove barriers to high-quality health care in some of the most vulnerable communities.”

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