From March, 2020

Jason Heyward Donates $200K to Chicago Charities COVID-19 Relief Efforts

By: Kyle Daniels Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward announced his donation of $200,000 to COVID-19 relief efforts in Chicago. Heyward will donate $100,000 each to two Chicago organizations: MASK (Mothers Against Senseless Killings) and the Greater Chicago Food Depository. MASK, founded in 2015 serves a mission to focus on violence prevention, food insecurity and housing. The…

Prince William Becomes Patron of the London Air Ambulance Charity

By: Kyle Daniels Prince William is set to become the Patron of the London Air Ambulance Charity. London’s Air Ambulance, established in 1989, is a charity that delivers an advanced trauma team to London’s most seriously injured patients. The Charity serves 10 million people that live, work and travel within the M25 (London Orbital Motorway),…

Rudy Gobert is Donating $500K to Help People Affected by the Coronavirus

By: Kyle Daniels Utah Jazz Center, Rudy Gobert, is donating $500,000 to assist people affected by the virus and related closures. Amid the NBA’s indefinite suspension, Gobert is giving $200,000 to part-time staff of the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City whose jobs were affected. The All-Star is also donating $100,000 to support…

Jeremy Lin Donates $150,000 to Fight Coronavirus in China

By: Kyle Daniels The former NBA veteran who now plays for the CBA’s (Chinese Basketball Association) Beijing Ducks just donated $150,000 through his Foundation to help fight the Coronavirus. The Jeremy Lin Foundation carries a mission to love and serve children and youth, by providing hope, empowerment and leadership development. On top of his $150K…

Giorgio Armani Donates €1.25 Million to Italian Hospitals to Tackle Coronavirus

By: Kyle Daniels Italian designer and fashion icon Giorgio Armani has donated 1.25 million euros to four hospitals to help tackle Italy’s coronavirus outbreak. Armani donated the money through his fashion Group—to three Milan-based hospitals and Rome’s Spallanzani hospital as well as the Civil Protection Agency. The Civil Protection Agency, established in 1992, is a…

Jay-Z’s Venture Fund Raises $85 Million For Cultural Investments

By: Kyle Daniels Musician and mogul—Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter’s Marcy Venture Partners (MVP) has created and raised a $85 million fund to invest in consumer-focused startups. The venture, co-founded by former Roc Nation CEO Jay Brown, and longtime investor Larry Marcus—was established in 2019 and raised the capital from 54 investors, for its first fund. According…