Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander and his wife, model and actress Kate Upton, announced that they will donate the MLB payment that the pitcher will soon receive to organizations that fight the Coronavirus (Covid-19).
Through his Instagram account, the ace of the Houston Astros reported that he and his wife will donate the MLB salary to contribute to the fight against the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in the world.
“The MLB recently announced that it will continue to send paychecks to players while the season is suspended. Kate Upton and I have decided to donate those funds to a different organization each week so that we can support their efforts and highlight the great work they are doing during the COVID-19 crisis ”; Verlander published.RELATED
Justin Verlander joins the long list of MLB players who have decided to make donations to fight the Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis in the world and in his country, since the United States is currently the country with the most positive cases.
“Everyone is affected by this virus, and we look forward to contributing to affected families and jobs, frontline health workers and first responders, and many others who need essential items, medical supplies, and support at home.” Verlander wrote.
The pitcher reported that as soon as he receives his first MLB check he will highlight the first organization to which he will make the donation.
“We know that everyone is affected by this crisis, but for those who are capable, we encourage you to stay home to help flatten the curve and look around you who need a helping hand,” concluded Justin Verlander. .