Michael Jeffrey Jordan is a former professional basketball player, also known by his initials MJ. He is the principal owner of the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association. Jordan played 15 seasons in the NBA and won six championships with the Chicago Bulls.
Michael Jordan is involved with various charity organizations including the Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs of America, UNCF/College Fund, Special Olympics, and numerous other charitable organizations that support children and families. Here is a list of charities Michael Jordan has supported:
- Boys & Girls Clubs of America
- Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis
- Cats Care
- Jackie Robinson Foundation
- James R. Jordan Foundation
- Kids Wish Network
- Make-A-Wish Foundation
- Nevada Cancer Institute
- Opportunity Village
- Special Olympics
- St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
- The Miami Project
- United Negro College Fund
In addition, Jordan Has Donated $30 Million To Activist Projects, including $5 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, at least $3 million to hurricane relief, millions to Make-A-Wish and millions to Chicago-area-charities. Recently he pledged $7 million to open 2 medical clinics in his hometown of Charlotte. Together, these two clinics will provide primary care, social work, behavioral, oral health, and physical therapy services and anticipated to serve hundreds of thousands of people in the coming time.