Boxer Amir Khan was distributing food boxes to the elderly and underprivileged in the UK amid coronavirus . Khan has urged the people to think about those who are hungry and in need of help amid the coronavirus pandemic.
On the first of Ramadan, the former world champion shared some video clips and photos wherein he could be seen packing boxes then driving to the homes of the elderly to give food boxes in Manchester.
In his Instagram post the boxer said “Packing boxes then driving to elderly peoples home to give food boxes. I’m fasting today, I can imagine what they going through. Take a minute out and think about those who are hungry and need our help.”
He went on to say, “Take a minute out and think about those who are hungry and need our help.”
Earlier, Amir had offered to give his 60,000 square foot four-storey building to help people affected by the coronavirus.
The 33-year-old wrote on Twitter, “I am aware of how difficult it is for the public to get a hospital bed in this tragic time. I am prepared to give my 60,000 square foot 4 story building which is due to be a wedding hall and retail outlet to the NHS to help people affected by the coronavirus”.
After Pep Guardiola and Lionel Messi, Khan is the latest sports personality to make a huge contribution to fight coronavirus pandemic. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola recently donated 1 million euros to provide medical equipment in Spain. Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi also donated 1 million euros for health centers in Spain to combat coronavirus. Tennisstar Rodger Federer has pledged to donate over $1 million for coronavirus affected families in Switzerland. Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo also committed one million euros ($1.1 million) for the cause.
He is known for philanthropy and also run his own charity organisation, Amir Khan Foundation. He is also a promoter and sponsor, the owner of Khan Promotions and Pakistan’s Amir Khan Academy, and a co-owner of India‘s Super Fight League (MMA) and Super Boxing League.