Australia and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) pacer, Pat Cummins on Monday knowledgeable he has allotted his donation to UNICEF Australia’s India COVID-19 Crisis Appeal to assist the nation struggle the continuing coronavirus pandemic. UNICEF Australia’s India COVID-19 Crisis Appeal is procuring and putting in oxygen technology vegetation in hospitals to deal with severely sick sufferers, offering testing tools in closely impacted districts, and supporting the acceleration of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout. Cummins additionally urged individuals to return ahead for the trigger if they’re within the capability to donate.
“Terrific work @CricketAus FYI I ended up allocating my donation to UNICEF Australia’s India COVID-19 Crisis Appeal. If you’re able to, please join many others in supporting this here https://https://india.unicef.org.au/t/australian-cricket,” Cummins tweeted.
Terrific work @CricketAus
FYI I ended up allocating my donation to UNICEF Australia’s India COVID-19 Crisis Appeal.
— Pat Cummins (@patcummins30) May 3, 2021
Australian cricket shall be throwing its help behind the India COVID-19 Crisis Appeal, with Cricket Australia, the Australian Cricketers’ Association and UNICEF Australia partnering to lift much-needed funds.
Earlier within the day, Cricket Australia stated the board shall be making an preliminary donation of $50,000 and encourage Australians in every single place to provide generously at this important time in India’s COVID-19 response.
“Australians and Indians share a special bond and, for many, our mutual love of cricket is central to that friendship,” Nick Hockley, Cricket Australia’s Interim CEO stated in an official assertion.
“It has been distressing and saddening to learn of the suffering of so many of our Indian sisters and brothers during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic and our hearts go out to everyone impacted,” Hockley added.
“We were all deeply moved by the sentiments expressed and donations given by Pat Cummins and Brett Lee over the past week,” he stated.
“In that same spirit, we are proud to partner with UNICEF Australia to raise funds that will help the people of India by providing the health system with much-needed oxygen, testing equipment and vaccines,” he concluded.
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