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Michael Jordan donates $2M from 'The Last Dance' proceeds to Feeding America

TAMPA (WFLA) - NBA legend Michael Jordan donated $2 million to the nationwide hunger-relief charity, Feeding America.

An incredible gift to be thankful for – NBA legend Michael Jordan is donating $2 million to help our neighbors facing hunger! #TheLastDance

Every action makes a difference. Join Michael & visit https://t.co/ExF6iX3wr7 to learn how you can donate or volunteer this holiday season. pic.twitter.com/UVUFQlbe0p

— Feeding America (@FeedingAmerica) November 25, 2020

In a statement, Jordan said the money comes from proceeds he earned from The Last Dance documentary.

"In these challenging times and in a year of unimaginable difficulty due to COVID-19, it's more important than ever to pause and give thanks," he said. "I am proud to be donating additional proceeds from The Last Dance to Feeding America and its member food banks in the Carolinas and Chicago to help feed America's hungry."

The charity encouraged others to go to FeedingAmerica.org/COVID19 to learn how to donate or volunteer this holiday season.