Michael Jordan opens first of two health clinics for underprivileged in Charlotte

Michael Jordan opens first of two health clinics for underprivileged in Charlotte”

The six-time National Basketball Association champion and owner of the Charlotte Hornets was on hand Thursday for the grand opening of the $7m Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinic.

Speaking further at the opening, Jordan noted that he has gone off and made life in IL and other places playing basketball and got money and fame but that he knows where it all began for him.

"When I was playing, my vision and my tunnel vision was my craft", Jordan said.

"It's not the financials but [it's] from the heart - a passion from what this city, this state has given back to me", Jordan said.

"As you can see, it's a very emotional thing for me to be able to give back to a community that's supported me over the years", the six-time National Basketball Association champion said, reported CNN.

"I can only give in gratitude for what I can never repay".

'Today we celebrated the grand opening of the Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinic, ' the center said on social media.

For its part, the Novant Healt Clinic through its Twitter announced its official opening with the message of The Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinic of Novant Health is open for business!

Charlotte fans are thrilled with this move and may decide to watch some Hornets games to thank him.

The Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinic opened just over three weeks ago and has already cared for more than 300 people.

The medical clinic is located in a low-income section of Charlotte and will provide care to individuals who might be uninsured and not able to afford such care.

One woman, Sharelle Blake, a 54-year-old former Habitat for Humanity worker, said the clinic serves multiple neighborhoods where people have no insurance or limited access to health care services.

Following Jordan's speech, CEO of Novant Health Carl Armato said that the main aim was to provide the best care for its patients. The donation came with a pledge to provide resources to communities with little or no health care.

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