Panthers owner donates $1 million to area hospitals

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Panthers owner David Tepper has made a $1 million donation to help area hospitals dealing with COVID-19.

Officially, the David A.Tepper Charitable Foundation has split the donation among the two major hospital groups in Charlotte, with Atrium Health Foundation receiving $650,000, and Novant Health Foundation receiving $350,000.

The donations are targeted to support efforts to curb the coronavirus outbreak.

A number of NFL teams, owners, and players are stepping up in a number of ways, supporting their communities in trying times.