08/30/2010 07:50 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Michael Jordan Donates $250,000 To School Athletic Programs

Michael Jordan and the Charlotte Bobcats are chipping in to ensure kids aren't asked to cover costs to play middle-school sports.

On Monday, the basketball legend pledged $250,000 to the athletic programs of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system, which earlier this year slashed $1.25 million from its annual budget.

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