John Wall is getting some major help in reaching his fundraising goal to provide rent assistance to residents of Ward 8 amid the coronavirus, as Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has pledged $200,000 to the cause.
Dorsey, who has the handle @Jack, tweeted his plans Wednesday evening. His donation is two-thirds of Wall's goal to raise $300,000.
$200k to @JWFamFoundation for a 30-day rent relief program for Washington D.C's Ward 8 eligible residents. Will directly help tenants in need of rental relief as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and SIP orders. https://t.co/i45x5uZrfe— jack (@jack) June 3, 2020
It is a very generous donation and also a testament to the work Wall is doing to help others during this time. He picked a cause, used his platform to get the information out there and has caught the attention of someone with the money to help.
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Wall's intention is to help those in the D.C. area who have been affected most by the coronavirus and the toll it has taken on the economy. Wall said residents in need will receive rental assistance for as long as possible and necessary as the country works to eradicate the virus.
For more information, go to the website for Wall's foundation called '202 Assist.'
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