KKR’s Sheldon Jackson Donates to Gautam Gambhir Foundation

After Pat Cummins, Sheldon Jackson has donated to help India’s COVID-19 fight, to the Gautam Gambhir Foundation.

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After Pat Cummins, his KKR team-mate Sheldon Jackson too has made a donation to help India’s COVID-19 fight, to the Gautam Gambhir Foundation.

Following Pat Cummins’ contribution to the PM Cares fund to help India’s COVID-19 fight, Kolkata Knight Riders’ Sheldon Jackson too has made a donation, to the Gautam Gambhir foundation.

“In these difficult times for our beloved country, my heart goes out to everyone who is suffering. I pray that the good times return sooner rather than later. I request you all to please follow the SOPs as directed by the authorities, please stay home as much as possible and wear your masks at all times when you step outside.

“I have made a humble contribution towards the Gautam Gambhir Foundation (GGF) who are doing an excellent job in helping as many people as possible. I urge you all to do the same and donate whatever amount you can to your trusted fund or organization as every rupee counts the fight against COVID-19. Please stay safe and stay healthy!” he wrote in his statement posted on social media.

On Tuesday, Jackson’s KKR team-mate Pat Cummins donated $50,000 to the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund) "specifically to purchase oxygen supplies for India's hospitals".

"As players, we are privileged to have a platform that allows us to reach millions of people that we can use for good. With that in mind, I have made a contribution to the "PM Cares Fund", specifically to purchase oxygen supplies for India's hospitals," said Cummins in his statement.

"I encourage my fellow IPL players -- and anyone else around the world who has been touched by India's passion and generosity -- to contribute. I will kick off with $50,000," he further adding asking his contemporaries to also step in and help India in the fight against COVID.

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