Saints coach Sean Payton ‘fortunate’ to recover from COVID-19, donates plasma for relief

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton became the first prominent NFL figure to announce they had COVID-19, and just over a month later he’s recovered and using that experience to help his community. This past Monday, Payton donated convalescent plasma – the liquid part of coronavirus patients’ blood, according to Read more

Yankees’ Aaron Judge donates headphones to New York City schools to support online learning

New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge announced he’s donating headphones to schools in New York City to help students with online learning. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) hasn’t just affected the sports world, but its impact has crossed off to schools all across the country. With the majority of schools in Read more

Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman starts fund for health care workers, Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom donates $20K

The D.C. solidarity between two notable athletes in the nation’s capital was on full display Thursday through charitable donations for health care workers. Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman started a fund meant to give meals and supplies to medical workers in Northern Virginia who are working to help treat patients Read more

UFC star Dustin Poirier donates 1,000 meals to hospital workers fighting coronavirus pandemic

UFC lightweight star Dustin Poirier is attempting to do what he can to give back in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. On Easter Sunday, along with his charity The Good Fight Foundation, Poirier donated 1,000 meals to medical staff in Louisiana.  Poirier teamed up with Deanos Pizza in Lafayette Read more

Coronavirus: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar donates 900 pairs of safety goggles to alma mater UCLA

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar made facial protection famous during his long playing career. After scratching his left cornea during a collegiate game, be began wearing protective goggles on the court as a precautionary measure. But now, as the coronavirus has made facial protection a necessity worldwide, Abdul-Jabbar is working to help get Read more

Phillies star Bryce Harper donates $500,000 to coronavirus relief in Las Vegas and Philadelphia

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper announced a $500,000 donation to coronavirus relief causes in Las Vegas and Philadelphia amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Harper and his wife, Kayla, will be donating to Direct Relief and Three Square in Las Vegas and Philabundance in Philadelphia. Harper was born and raised in Las Read more

Shin-Soo Choo donates $1,000 to every Rangers minor leaguer during coronavirus shutdown

Major League Baseball, like many sports leagues around the world, has been shut down indefinitely because of the growing threat that is the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Spring training has been suspended and Opening Day has been pushed back to at least mid-May, and that remains subject to change as the Read more

Coronavirus: Conor McGregor donates €1 million worth of protective gear for hospitals in Ireland

As the world continues to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, UFC star Conor McGregor is doing his best to help out. McGregor pledged to purchase €1 million worth of protective gear for hospitals in Ireland on Tuesday. He posted a video on Instagram begging the Irish government to institute a Read more