Kings Team Up With 49ers, Other Local Teams To Donate 50,000 Face Coverings To Health Care Providers

Apr 24, 2020, 2:33 PM | Updated: 2:33 pm

(Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)...

(Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)

(Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)

The Sacramento Kings are joining the San Francisco 49ers, and other major sports teams in the Northern California area, to assist health care providers by donating to donate 50,000 face masks and bandannas.

According to Good Day Sacramento, the 49ers announced the partnership on Friday, consisting of the Kings, San Francisco Giants, Oakland A’s, Golden State Warriors, San Jose Sharks, San Jose Earthquakes. They, alongside other local organizations, plan to donate the masks to UC San Francisco and Bay Area Community Services.

“During these unprecedented times, it is vital that we remain united and do our part to support one another, whether that is staying at home, wearing a face covering when in public or donating to local community organizations,” explained San Francisco 49ers President, Al Guido. He continued: “We are proud to partner with our fellow Bay Area teams, broadcast partners and community organizations to provide resources and meals to those most impacted by this situation.”

The Sacramento Kings, alongside the other teams, have now donated 10,000 total shirts to be used in creating face cloth coverings and bandannas.

What are your thoughts about the Kings and other sports teams’ involvement in assisting health care professionals?

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