Carolina Panthers owner donates $100K to Charleston church victims
Jerry Richardson, the owner of the Carolina Panthers,has donated $100,000 to the victims of the Charleston church shooting.
Richardson gave $10,000 to the families of each of the nine people killed in Wednesday night's shooting, and then gave another $10,000 to the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
The donation became public when Bakari Sellers, a Democratic member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, shared it online.
Jerry Richardson and the Carolina Panthers donated $100k to the victims families. People are so gracious. Warms my ♥️ pic.twitter.com/TMs4mTezvx— Bakari Sellers (@Bakari_Sellers) June 20, 2015
"Our hearts are one with those who grieve the loss of these individuals," Richardson wrote in the letter.