WILMINGTON, N.C. — Michael Jordan returned to his hometown of Wilmington, North Carolina, and met with some hurricane victims who benefited from his $2 million donation.
Stephanie Parker, her husband and 4 younger youngsters spent practically months dwelling in shelters supplied by the American Pink Cross, which Jordan helped fund. She hugged and thanked the proprietor of the NBA Charlotte Hornets.
She says Jordan’s go to “means he hasn’t forgotten. It means we’re necessary.”
Jordan handed out Thanksgiving dinners at a house enchancment retailer and gave away Jordan Model sneakers at a Boys & Women Membership Tuesday the place he as soon as performed.
The six-time NBA champion with the Chicago Bulls says it was necessary for him to return dwelling and see folks in particular person, telling The Related Press, “I may give cash all day lengthy, however in some unspecified time in the future you need them to perceive you are human.”