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TORONTO, ON - FEBRUARY 14: NBA hall of famer and Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan walks off the court during the NBA All-Star Game 2016 at the Air Canada Centre on February 14, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Michael Jordan is putting his money where his mouth is – making a substantial donation to open not one, but two new health clinics in North Carolina. The NBA legend is donating ten million dollars to open the clinics in partnership with Novant Health.

The clinics are set to open early next year and will provide services to those who are uninsured or underinsured in his hometown of Wilmington. But did you know this isn’t the first time he’s done such a thing? Fact.

Back in 2017, he donated $7 million for a similar facility in Charlotte – which opened in 2019. “I am very proud to once again partner with Novant Health to expand the Family Clinic model to bring better access to critical medical services in my hometown,” Jordan says in a statement. “Everyone should have access to quality health care, no matter where they live, or whether or not they have insurance.” He goes on to note that “it’s truly gratifying to be able to give back to the community that supported me throughout my life.”

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