Brett Lee, a former Australian international cricketer, has donated a bitcoin (valued at around $ 54,000 today) to the so-called “Crypto Relief” fund, which aims to help Indian hospitals fight the coronavirus pandemic.
“I am deeply saddened to see people suffering from the ongoing pandemic. I feel privileged to be able to make a difference and with that in mind I would like to donate Crypto Relief 1 BTC (Bitcoin) to help buy oxygen for hospitals across India, ”Lee told a Twitter Post on Tuesday.
Well done @ patcummins30 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/iCeU6933Kp
– Brett Lee (@ BrettLee_58) April 27, 2021
Bitcoin for India
In his statement, Lee noted that he had decided to follow the example of his colleague and compatriot Pat Cummins, who also donated $ 50,000 to the PM Cares Fund on Monday. Cummins’ donation will be used to buy oxygen for India’s hospitals, which are overwhelmed amid a catastrophic second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
“As players, we are privileged to have a platform that enables us to reach millions of people who we can use forever. With that in mind, I made a contribution to the PM Cares Fund, specifically to buy oxygen for the Indian hospitals, ”Cummins tweeted.
– Pat Cummins (@ patcummins30) April 26, 2021
How CryptoSlate According to reports, cryptocurrency owners and developers around the world are actively involved in helping India fight the outbreak. Last weekend, for example, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin donated over $ 640,000 Value of ETH and MKR tokens to the local Crypto Relief Fund.
That’s great !!!!!
Thank you for your generosity 🙏🏻❤️ https://t.co/NsPxbK15T3
– Brett Lee (@ BrettLee_58) April 29, 2021
Today, inspired by Lees and Cummins donations, the Estonian Cricket Association also made a 0.027 Bitcoin (about $ 1,500) crypto donation to help Indian hospitals.
Inspired by [Brett Lee] and [Pat Cummins]The Estonian Cricket Association prides itself on being able to help where it is most needed, ”the organization tweeted.
As of press time, the Indian Crypto Relief has already received just over $ 3 million worth of digital assets website.
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