Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has donated an undisclosed amount to financially help 4,000 under privileged people, including children from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) schools, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The former Indian cricketer made the donation to Hi5 Foundation, a non-profit organisation based out of Mumbai.
The organisation, took to twitter to thank Tendulkar for doing his bit for the needy.
They tweeted, “Thanks for proving once again that #sports encourage compassion! Your generous donation towards our fund enables us to financially aid 4000 underprivileged people, including children from @mybmcschools. Our budding Master!” The legendary bats sportspersons thank you, Little Relief Fund.
Sachin had earlier contributed Rs 25 lakh each to Prime Minister’s Relief Fund and Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for the country’s fight against COVID-19. Tendulkar had earlier pledged to bear the cost of feeding 5,000 people for a month in a couple of areas in Mumbai.