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Man United set example again during COVID-19 crisis with donation to local hospital

Manchester United can stand proud with the way they have helped the cause during the coronavirus crisis.

The club have made their latest brilliant gesture by donating key medical equipment to the local emergency assessment unit at the local Salford Royal Hospital.

As reported by ESPN journalist Rob Dawson, United have sent protective gloves and aprons that had been designated to their match day supplies.

United have also led the way in deciding against furloughing non-playing staff, unlike clubs such as Tottenham and Newcastle.

Owners of the Glazersโ€™ greed may have been expected to use the governments job retention scheme to pay their staff wages.

But the club made the decision that was in the best interest of its 900 employees, unlike Liverpool who initially furloughed its staff.

Liverpool have since made a U-turn on the decision and followed suit, but only after huge backlash in the media and from their own supporters.

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United great Gary Neville has also been selfless, opening up his two Manchester hotels to NHS and other medical workers free of charge.

A sporting institution that is the size of Manchester United can have a huge impact when contributing to a crisis in society and they are doing all the right things in helping during this global pandemic.

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