MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — After deadly tornadoes tore through Tennessee this week, the Minnesota Wild wanted to help.
Before their game against the Nashville Predators, the Wild and its owners, Craig and Helen Leipold, announced a combined $50,000 donation to the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.READ MORE: Mpls City Attorney Halts Talks With Human Rights Department Until Allegations Of Police Spying On Black Leaders Can Be Verified
The NHL said it would match the donation to help support relief efforts.READ MORE: Man Who Escaped From Northern Minnesota Corrections Facility Back In Custody
According to reports, at least 24 people were killed when the twisters tore through Nashville and other parts of the state early Tuesday morning, destroying homes and businesses.MORE NEWS: Next Weather: Chilly, Cloudy Saturday With Light Showers
An unspecified number of people are still missing.
We join the @NHL community in support of those suffering from the events that occurred in Nashville.
— Minnesota Wild (@mnwild) March 3, 2020