Oklahoma City Thunder star forward Kevin Durant donated one million dollars to the American Red Cross to help families in need after the tornado that struck on Monday.

“God told me to do something to help these families out, and that’s the first thing I thought of, the first thing He popped in my mind,” Durant said later. “I’m just trying to do anything I can to help. It’s such a tough situation. Some of those things you can’t get back. But I’m just trying to help the families out as much as I can….

“As the day went on and I [saw] the footage and the casualties, the houses being blown away, it was tough to see. Like I said, I call Oklahoma City my home. I love the state, I love Oklahoma City. I go through Moore all the time. So it’s unfortunate, but like I said, we’re gonna come together as a city like we always do, and we’re gonna bounce back….

We often hear about athletes’ opulence, child support issues and trips to the club.  I’m glad that Kevin has stepped up to do something to benefit the city he plays for.


Kevin Durant is awesome for helping HIS CITY. Let’s continue to keep Oklahoma City in our thoughts and prayers!

Source:  Washington Post

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