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Under Armour contribution to fight Covid-19: 2 million US dollars donated

Mar 25, 2020 United States
Under Armour contribution to fight Covid-19: 2 million US dollars donated
The Baltimore-based footwear brand will donate 2 million US dollars aimed to provide community support for those impacted by recent pandemic
Under Armour has announced that the donations will cover:

- 1 million US dollars for Feeding America too support hunger relief efforts as a result of current school closures and quarantines: "By partnering with Feeding America and local food banks, Under Armour is lending support to ensure students and their families who are impacted by current, and potentially extended, disruptions have the meals they need. The donation efforts will be focused on reaching the cities where Under Armour teammates live and work including Baltimore, Maryland; San Francisco and Rialto, California; Nashville, Tennessee; Austin, Texas; and Portland, Oregon";
- 1 million US dollars, in money and products, will go to Good Sports, a non-profit organization that provides equipment, apparel and footwear to kids who are most in need to encourage physical activity. Under Armour will also host a 30-day Healthy at Home fitness challenge on Under Armour's MyFitnessPal and MapMyRun platforms, individuals and families at home will be encouraged to stay healthy and physically active.

“It’s our mission at Under Armour to make athletes better, and in these unprecedented times we are even more committed to providing our communities with essential resources. Through access to nutrition and fitness, we want to support the health and wellness goals that are being challenged at this time", commented Patrik Frisk, CEO of Under Armour.

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