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On Thursday, Michael Jordan donated $7.2 million to build two health clinics in his hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina, the Charlotte Observer reported. Jordan became a majority owned of the Hornets, Charlotte’s NBA team, in 2010. The two health clinics being built will provide primary care, social work, behavioral, oral health, and physical therapy services and are anticipated to serve 35,0000 people in the course of the coming 5 years. The donation is something of the former NBA star’s single largest neighbourhood gifts ever. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories .

On Thursday, former NBA star Michael Jordan donated $7.2 million in order to build two Novant Health clinics in his hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina, The Charlotte Observer reported.

“I can only give in gratitude for what I can never repay, ” Jordan said during a Thursday ceremonial ribbon cutting for the donation. He likewise get emotional during the cutting and said the project was an important one for furnishing proper healthcare for underserved communities.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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