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Boeing Donates $1.1 million to Causes Supporting the AAPI Community

Aerospace manufacturing company Boeing announced on Wednesday that it is donating $1.1 million to organizations fighting anti-Asian hate and groups promoting justice and appreciation for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) culture.

Multiple recipients: Boeing’s donation intends to benefit 17 national projects and local development programs in communities across the U.S., according to its official announcement

Asian Celebs Donate Thousands to Bail Funds for Black Lives Matter Protesters

Asian celebrities are donating money to bail funds for Black Lives Matter protesters following the murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and other victims of police brutality.

Actor and internet personality Eugene Lee Yang said on Twitter that he donated to the Louisville Community Bail Fund to help protesters who are “standing up against the murder of Breonna Taylor.”

Billionaire Owner of Brooklyn Nets Donates $1.6 Million in PPE to San Diego

NBA Brooklyn Nets’ owner and Alibaba co-founder Joe Tsai donated $1.6 million worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the University of California, San Diego to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

The donation, which contained 500,000 medical-grade masks and goggles imported from China, were given to UCSD and will be used and shared with health care systems and hospitals in the region and possibly in other areas of California, according to San Diego Union-Tribune.

NY Doctor Collects 650 Tablets to Help Isolated ‘Dying’ Patients Say Goodbye to Their Families

COVID-19 patients

A doctor in New York celebrated her birthday by executing a special deed for COVID-19 patients who may be recovering or dying in isolation.

Dr. Ee Tay, chief of the pediatric ER at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, learned from her colleagues that those who have passed away from COVID-19 had no means to communicate to the outside world, reports People.

Billionaire Brooklyn Nets Owner Joe Tsai Donates 2.6 Million Face Masks and More to NYC Hospitals

Joe Tsai

Joe Tsai, the billionaire owner of the Brooklyn Nets and co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has donated thousands of ventilators and face masks to New York hospitals to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tsai, along with his wife Clara, teamed up with the Chinese government and donated 2.6 million surgical masks, 170,000 goggles, and 2,000 ventilators to hospitals in New York City, according to Fox News.

Shin-Soo Choo Donates $190,000 to Help Texas Rangers Minor League Players During Shutdown

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Shin-soo Choo, Texas Rangers’ outfielder and designated hitter, is donating $1,000 to about 190 minor league players as the MLB shuts down games amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

After hearing about the indefinite shut down of MLB about two weeks ago, the 37-year-old professional baseball player took it upon himself to help out minor league players under the Texas Rangers, according to Dallas News.