Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has donated Rs 1 Crore towards the ‘Mission Oxygen’ to help India fight COVID19.
He took to social media to announce that he had donated and urged everyone to join the fight.
His statement read-
“The second wave of COVID has put our healthcare system under immense pressure.
Providing oxygen for the large number of serious COVID patients is the need of the
It is heartening to see how people are rising to the occasion. A group of 250+ young en-
trepreneurs have launched Mission Oxygen to raise funds for importing oxygen concen-
trators and donating them to hospitals across the country.
I’ve helped by contributing to the cause and hope that their effort soon reaches out to
many more hospitals across India.
Your support when I was playing was invaluable and helped me succeed. Today, we
have to stand together behind everyone that is working hard to fight this pandemic.”
Mission Oxygen India then thanked the cricketer for his contribution.
Here is the official link for donation-