According to Bleacher Report, “Miami Heat big man Meyers Leonard raised $70,000 during his 24-hour live-stream session on Twitch that will go towards those struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.” Meyers’ goal is to raise a total of $175.000.
“On Saturday, he posted on his Twitter account that he was raising money with the 24-hour stream and that he wanted to feed one million people throughout the month of April through Feeding America:”
On Monday, he announced on his Twitter account that he has managed to raise $70.000 of the $175.000 goal.
Per ESPN, “Leonard live-streamed gaming sessions on Call of Duty, Fortnite and other games on the ESPN Esports’ Twitch channel as part of the Hammer Classic. He also said he donated $25,000 matched by the league’s players association.”