Hurricane Ida displaced Maryland men’s basketball star Donta Scott’s family from their home in Philadelphia.
On Tuesday, Scott launched a page for others to use to make donations and help his family get back on their feet. Scott disclosed on the page that as the water levels rose it damaged many of his family’s belongings such as electronics, furniture and clothing.
“My family is currently forced to live out of a hotel and expenses are rising rapidly. My mother Sandra has always been the rock of our family. I would not be where I am today without her. She has always worked so hard for our family to make ends meet,” Scott wrote on the page.
“I’m asking you to please consider helping my family get back on our feet. Any little bit will help during these difficult times. I know with your help and our faith we will manage to get through this. Thank you all for anything you can do to help.”
Campus Mogul also announced that all net proceeds from any of Donta Scott’s shirts sold will go directly toward his fundraiser.
In the first 13 hours, Scott raised $34,294 of his $50,000 goal according to the GoFundMe page.
The Terp family always helps its own.— Maryland Basketball (@TerrapinHoops) September 14, 2021
A few weeks ago, Donta Scott and his family were displaced from their home and lost almost all their possessions due to the flooding from Hurricane Ida.
Consider donating to help Donta and his family. https://t.co/L0B9JetQD5
When one of our Moguls needs help, we're here for it.— CampusMogul (@CampusMogul) September 14, 2021
Maryland star Donta Scott's family has lost its home in Hurricane Ida and needs our help.
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