Jeremy Lin extends helping hand to UNICEF USA amid coronavirus crisis
Former NBA guard Jeremy Lin is once again in the news for the right reasons.
Lin, who already pledged $150,000 to fight the coronavirus in China, will donate an additional $150,000 to the United States Fund for UNICEF.
The NBA champion wrote this on Instagram:
“As Tupac once said, it’s time for some changes – from me, you, everyone. Lets focus on what we can do in these challenging times. In our effort to battle this virus, I’m matching my $150K China foundation donation with an additional $150K contribution to @UNICEFUSA to help fight COVID-19 globaly while partnering w governments,” the former NBA guard said.
“This donation is a drop in the bucket compared to the billions affected by the closing of schools, missed paychecks, etc. Please JOIN ME in this donation to make a global impact by going to www.unicefusa.org/jlin7
“It doesn’t matter how much you donate or what you do, just encouraging everyone take one step to love someone in need. Love melts hate. Light outshines darkness. Be apart of the change you wanna see. Stay together, much love.”
It is definitely another great gesture here from the Harvard grad, who was part of the 2018-19 NBA champion Toronto Raptors team which defeated the Golden State Warriors in the 2019 Finals in six games.
Jeremy Lin has always used his platform for good. Even during the whole Linsanity phase when he was in the NBA with the New York Knicks, he has always been pretty down to earth and seems like a guy who is always putting other people’s needs before his own.