Donald Trump Donated $25,000 to a New York City Women’s Basketball League after the Founder Died in the 9/11 Attacks

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Clyde Frazier Jr. was one of many heroes who lost his life saving others in the 9/11 tragedy he was the last to leave, ensuring everyone had cleared his office.

This was a man who gave back to the New York City community, he was a hero on that tragic day in history. But truth be told, Frazier had been a hero every day of his life, embracing the youth of his Harlem community, especially in the program he founded, the Slam Jam Womens Basketball Classic. At the height of the program it included hundreds of girls.

Though Frazier devoted his time to other programs, it was the young girls who benefited so very much. The Slam Jam proved to be one of the most successful youth programs in New York City under the counsel of Frazier, who used the program to enforce the necessity of education. And soon enough, the Slam Jam girls could be seen in action on the basketball court and in the classrooms.

Recently, Clyde Frazier Sr. told his story about losing his son and about how the younger Frazier used his own money to fund the Slam Jam program, using athletics to reach youth and tutor in some of the city’s toughest neighborhoods. “He’d take money out of his own pocket, James Frazier said of his brother.

Real estate mogul Donald Trump saw the elder Frazier’s interview about his son and Slam Jam on  Good Day New York and was so touched that he reached out to “Good Day New York” and made a donation to Slam Jam. “It’s a check for $25,000, said the shocked elder Frazier. “I feel a little nervous. I’m talking about a billionaire. He’s a man of the world. He’s a master builder. It’s a dream come true. 

Donald Trump Donates $100,000 to 9/11 Museum

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Donald Trump donated 100,000 dollars to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in downtown Manhattan and he used the occasion to make a covert jab with his rival Ted Cruz. A museum spokesperson confirmed on Monday that Trump made a monetary donation but did not provide further details.

A photograph on his official Twitter account was posted by the Republican presidential candidate during the weekend showing him and his wife Melania to the museum. ” A big honor for visiting with my wife the 9/11 Memorial Museum,” Trump wrote with the hashtag #NewYorkValues. Earlier this year, Cruz accused Trump of having “New York values “and subsequently explained that the term refers to the socially and politically liberal inclinations of the State.  

Trump’s campaign stated that the pair was incredibly impressed with the museum as a monument to all the wonderful people who tragically have lost their lives and their families who suffered so greatly. The statement stated that it’s also symbolic of our country’s strength, particularly New Yorkers, who have done such an incredible work to reconstruct that devastated city.

Trump and its president and CEO Joe Daniels, as well as other museum and local police officials visited the museum the weekend. The donation will take place several days before the New York Primaries scheduled for 19 April. Trump, a New Yorker born and bred, is polling ahead of his hotly contested republican rivals.

Trump has donated to charities related to the 9/11 tragedy.