Donovan Mitchell Donating $45k From Sneaker Sales to Jacob Blake’s Kids
Donovan mitchell uses his latest version of shoes to help Jacob blakeThe family of … announcing that he has donated $ 45,000 from sales to support the education of Blake’s children.
Blake is currently paralyzed from the waist down after a cop in Kenosha, WI shot him 7 times in the back on Sunday … and 3 of his children were present when it happened.
The Utah Jazz star has decided to take action through his sneaker sales … announcing that a portion of the profits will go to the Blake family.
“For the first 45 hours of # DONISSUE2 spidey-sense gout, I will be donating $ 45,000 of the proceeds to support the education of Jacob Blake’s children.
Mitchell is also receiving help from Adidas, which will match his contribution for a total of $ 90,000.
Mitchell explained his reasoning for the donation, saying, “Education reform is something I really believe in and I believe it can help push our country and our future beyond the point where we are. are.”
“Allowing children to understand and be able to go to the same classrooms and be able to be taught on an equal level is something that I believe is the key to generational success and being able to overcome racism,” systemic racism, voter suppression and everything. “
The DON Issue 2 Spidey Sense shoes come in six colors and cost $ 100 on the Adidas website.
The news comes just days after Mitchell and the NBA boycotted playoff games Thursday and Friday after Blake’s shooting.
Mitchell praised the Milwaukee Bucks for starting the protest, saying, “WE CALL FOR CHANGE! GREAT Bucks.”
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