The Nashville Predators have raised $2.7 million to help both with tornado and COVID-19 relief. The Predators started raising money after tornadoes hit Nashville and Middle Tennessee in early March, then included help for the coronavirus pandemic once the NHL stopped play.
Sean Henry, the Predators’ president and chief executive officer, said Tuesday that commitment to the community is a cornerstone of the franchise and the Predators are trying to help rebuild and provide help for a return to normalcy as quickly and safely as possible.
Predators’ owners, players, coaches and management created a $1 million fund to pay event staff for canceled concerts and postponed NHL games, and the team also donated $100,000 to the Mayor’s Relief Fund, hosted blood drives and have been delivering meals to Nashville police precincts and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
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