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Thunder star Kevin Durant makes $1M tornado pledge

By Associated Press

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LAST UPDATED: 10:44 p.m. HST, May 21, 2013


OKLAHOMA CITY >> Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is pledging $1 million for tornado relief through his family foundation.

The American Red Cross announced today that the gift from The Durant Family Foundation is meant to match other donations and be an incentive for more people to give.

Red Cross' regional CEO Janienne Bella said the organization was thankful for Durant's "generosity."

The Red Cross is accepting $10 pledges from people who text "REDCROSS" to 90999. People can also donate at the organization's website.

On Monday, Durant sent a message to his 4.1 million Twitter followers with Red Cross donation information.

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Online: www.redcross.org






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niceynicey wrote:
He's a great young man.
on May 21,2013 | 12:09PM
fairgame947 wrote:
Good guy, great basketball player, but $ million is an easy give.
on May 21,2013 | 03:46PM
Mei mei wrote:
Nice Job Mr. Durant!!! :)
on May 21,2013 | 03:55PM
NanakuliBoss wrote:
Good job. Where's the country western stars? Not concert, straight cash..
on May 21,2013 | 04:32PM
Sunny wrote:
Kevin Durant is a class act!
on May 22,2013 | 08:00AM
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