Michael Jordan Donates Lawsuit Winnings to 23 Non-profits

Michael Jordan is a generous man, but just don’t use his name without permission because you will have to pay. That’s the case for Safeway, who used his name in a 2009 Dominick’s store ad. After a 6 year legal battle, Safeway was forced to pay $8.9 million to Jordan who will be awarding the winnings of this legal battle to community organizations close to his heart.

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The Chicago NBA Hall of Famer has been using his good fortune to help those in need for many years. He’s supported the following charities:

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • CharitaBulls
  • Kids Wish Foundation
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • Jude’s Children’s Research
  • James R. Jordan Foundation
  • Jackie Robinson Foundation
  • Special Olympics