Last year, MMA stalwart Conor McGregor announced that a piece of his profits from his Proper No. Twelve whiskey business would be donated to first responders around the world. Now, the first round of donations — at around $1 million — is going straight to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation in New York City. This will help pay off the mortgages of families of law enforcement and firefighters who died on duty.
According to the press release from The Mac Life,
The company is proud to announce it has selected the New York-headquartered Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation to receive this $1 million donation for the United States. The donation will go towards paying off the mortgages for families of law enforcement officers and firefighters across the country, who were killed in the line of duty and left behind young children. Tunnel to Towers has a score of 100 for Accountability & Transparency on Charity Navigator. Additional donations will be announced in March and April for first responder organizations in Ireland, Canada, the UK, Australia, Russia, Poland and South Africa.
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