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Vegas Golden Knights donate $1M to Nevada COVID-19 Task Force

Posted at 5:45 PM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-04 01:55:48-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley and the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation announces a $1,000,000 donation to the Nevada COVID-19 Task Force.

The funds are expected to go towards supplies such as personal protective equipment that will include surgical masks, N95-equivalent CDC-approved respirator masks, medical gloves, and medical gowns, according to representatives.

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The team and the foundation said it also will support other initiatives in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Nevada.

The Vegas Golden Knights released the following statement:

“We are all in this fight together. We are beyond grateful for the tireless efforts, courage and compassion that the entire medical community has demonstrated during these challenging times. These contributions will especially support those medical workers on the front lines battling the pandemic here in Nevada. They are true everyday heroes. And just like they support us, we want to support them.”

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The Nevada COVID-19 Task Force also continues its fundraising efforts amid the pandemic, and more information on its efforts are available here.

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