Montreal Canadiens star defenseman P.K. Subban donated Can$10 cheap nhl jerseys million Wednesday to a local hospital to pay the living costs so that strapped parents can stay bedside with their sick children.
The Montreal Children's Hospital called it "the largest philanthropic commitment ever made by a professional athlete in Canada."
It is also among the most generous charitable gifts of any sports figure worldwide, putting Subban in the company of Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, tennis stars Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova, NBA basketball player LeBron nhl jerseys cheap china James and South Korean ice skating queen Kim Yuna.
Subban, 26, also agreed to help fundraise for the hospital over the next seven years.
He said he was proud to be "giving back to the community" and felt "privileged to be able to help transform the lives of sick children and their families."
"A lot of people don't realize cheap custom nhl jerseys that having cheap nhl jerseys usa a sick child often means one parent has to stop working, and it becomes tough to make ends meet," he explained.
The donation, he said, would help to "make sure cheap nhl jerseys online that these cheap youth nhl jerseys parents don't have to worry cheap nhl authentic jerseys about paying for necessities like food and medicine and can instead focus on what's most important: helping their child get well."
The defenseman signed an eight-year hockey contract last year for an estimated $72 million.