Panthers owner Jerry Richardson donates $100,000 to victims of Charleston shooting

Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson donated $100,000 to the Mother Emanuel Hope Fund to assist the families affected by the tragic shooting in Charleston. The Mother Emanuel Hope Fund was set up by the city of Charleston to "provide direct financial support for the funeral and burial expenses of the nine victims." From Richardson's letter: In honor of Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, Cynthia Hurd, Susie Jackson, Ethel Lance, DePayne Middleton-Doctor, The Reverend Clementa Pinckney, Tywanza Sanders, The Reverend Daniel L. Simmons Sr., and Myra Thompson, please accept the enclosed check from the Carolina Panthers in the amount of $100,000 to provide $10,000 per family to help defray funeral costs and other financial needs of each, and $10,000 for the church as a memorial honoring the victims. Our hearts are one with those who grieve the loss of these individuals. Respectfully, Jerry Richardson Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun  
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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