Laurent Duvernay-Tardif was not content to go to work in a ltc facility. Through his foundation, the guard of the Chiefs of Kansas City has made a $ 10,000 donation to the quebec Federation of Family-oriented community organizations (FQOCF), on Friday.
This generous contribution of the Foundation LDT will allow for the purchase of food which will be distributed to several households with the services of accompaniment and support of some 240 community-based organizations Family spread to the four corners of the province.
“Since the pandemic has forced a complete shutdown of the sports and arts Foundation LDT for the spring and summer 2020, it is urgent for us to find other avenues to contribute to the well-being of young people and their families”, said the co-chairs of the Foundation LDT, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif and Florence Dubé-Moreau in a press release of the FQOCF.
“In these times of confinement, we hope to offer our support to families and enable young people to continue to move and create at home,” they continued.
On the side of the FQOCF, we are pleased to be able to count on the help of the champion of the last Super Bowl.
“Laurent is a true role model and source of inspiration for a large number of young Quebecers at the moment and his message of hope and encouragement, use certainly in several families of Québec, which, thanks to the food aid and the equipment offered, will be able to benefit from an extra boost to get through this particular period,” said the director-general of the FQOCF, Marie-Eve Brunet Kitchen.
Usually, the Foundation LDT organizes key events in hand that encourage the balance between sports, arts and studies.
In addition to being a NFL player, Duverney-Tardif, who holds a doctorate in medicine from McGill University. Last week, he asked the health authorities how he could give a hand with the pandemic of sars coronavirus. The athlete’s 29-year-old has been fielded in a CHSLD Saint-Jean-sur-le-Richelieu, in Montérégie, where he performs tasks attendant to the beneficiaries, and nursing. The footballer has narrated his experience in a publication of the magazine “Sports Illustrated”.