Amazing gesture from Arthur Blank … the Atlanta Falcons proprietor is donating $5.Four MILLION to assist coronavirus aid efforts.
The 77-year-old made the announcement Friday … giving $5 MIL alone to the Greater Atlanta COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund — a charity set as much as assist these affected by the virus within the Georgia space.
“As a Family Foundation we have always believed that it is the power of many that will make the greatest impact on the most pressing issues in our society,” Blank stated.
“This is that moment — to join together to truly harness the power of all of us to address a challenge that knows no boundaries and has no precedent in our lifetimes.”
Blank additionally introduced he’ll be donating $100,000 to assist help public faculties in Atlanta; $100,000 to assist police efforts within the metropolis; and $100,000 to 6 non-profits to assist present meals within the space as nicely.
Blank additionally revealed he’ll be giving greater than $100,000 to varied foundations in Montana — a state he owns companies in — to assist the homeless, needy and at-risk.
Blank — who co-founded Home Depot — is understood for his charity work … the Falcons say he and his Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation have now donated greater than $540 MILLION to these in want through the years.