Squadre sportive di Chicago, compresi gli orsi, Cuccioli, donare $  300,000 dopo la tragedia di Uvalde

L'Alleanza è stata fondata nel 2017 per “diminuire la violenza armata” nel city of Chicago, e l'impegno arriva pochi giorni dopo la sparatoria alla scuola elementare del Texas che se n'è andata 19 studenti e due insegnanti morti.

Patrick Wisdom (16) and Willie Harris (33) of the Chicago Cubs celebrate after a home run in the second inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field May 21, 2022, a Chicago.

Patrick Wisdom (16) and Willie Harris (33) of the Chicago Cubs celebrate after a home run in the second inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field May 21, 2022, a Chicago. (Quinn Harris/Getty Images)

Twenty-one smiles in Uvalde, Texas, perduto,” the Chicago Sports Alliance said in a statement. “Just days before that, 10 smiles in Buffalo, perduto. E purtroppo, across our own city, too many smiles lost to this same issue.

It is our responsibility to those innocent lives lost to do more. We are committed to making a difference through the resources in our power to solving this gun violence epidemic. Lives depend on it. This is not a game.

GIANTS MANAGER GABE KAPLER TO SKIP NATIONAL ANTHEM ‘GOING FORWARD’ AFTER UVALDE TRAGEDY: ‘HOME OF THE BRAVE?'

Secondo il Chicago Blackhawks website, the Chicago Bulls, Cuccioli, White Sox, Bears and Blackhawks each contributed $ 50,000.

“Oggi, the sports teams of Chicago remember all victims of gun violence across the nation and the vibrant lives that were cut short in Uvalde,” a statement released by the Alliance said. “The Chicago Sports Alliance stands together to contribute our support to finding evidence-based solutions to gun violence with a collective commitment of $ 300,000 to the Robb School Memorial Fund and the Sandy Hook Promise Foundation, a national nonprofit organization with a mission to end school shootings.

Gli sport teams and leagues across the country have called for change after the tragedy in Uvalde.

A man lights a candle outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, mercoledì, Maggio 25, 2022.

A man lights a candle outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, mercoledì, Maggio 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

RAYS, YANKEES TO USE GAME COVERAGE TO SPREAD AWARENESS ON ‘GUN VIOLENCE’

Di giovedì, the social media accounts for the New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays teamed up tooffer facts about the impacts of gun violenceduring their matchup in Tampa Bay.

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Di venerdì, San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler told reporters he will refrain from taking the field for the national anthem in response to the Texas school shooting.

The entrance to Halas Hall during the Chicago Bears rookie minicamp May 8, 2022, Lake Forest, Malato.

The entrance to Halas Hall during the Chicago Bears rookie minicamp May 8, 2022, Lake Forest, Malato. (Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire tramite Getty Images)

I don’t plan on coming out for the anthem going forward until I feel better about the direction of our country,” Kapler told reporters. “That’ll be the step. I don’t expect it to move the needle necessarily. It’s just something I feel strongly enough about to take that step.

Fox News’ Paulina Dedaj ha contribuito a questo rapporto.

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