Nike donates $1.6 million to local organizations for coronavirus relief

April 9, 2020

With the coronavirus pandemic rising growing major companies are helping out as much as they can including Nike. They have donated $1.6 million to help local organizations with food assistance and medical care.

"These grants will support on-the-ground organizations that need it the most, such as health, social services, and humanitarian organizations, food banks and COVID-19 response funds," the brand wrote in a statement.

Some of the organizations that have been donated too include The Oregon Food Bank, Oregon Community Foundation and Oregon Health & Science University. Employees that wear Nike and support the coronavirus response will be matched in donations two-to-one.

They have also collaborated with MAC Cosmetics, Ralph Lauren, SKIMS and more for the coronavirus relief.

This story was originally published by Good Morning America.

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