An incredible gesture: The Carolina Panthers are donating $100,000 to the victims' families in the Charleston church shooting.

Jerry Richardson, the owner of the Carolina Panthers, sent a letter to Bakari Sellers, a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives with a hefty donation of $100,000 attached. Sellers uploaded a photo of the letter on Twitter saying, "Jerry Richardson and the Carolina Panthers donated $100k to the victims' families. People are so gracious. Warms my ❤️"

Not only will the money be given to the victims' families, but also to the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston.

The letter reads:

"Dear Mr. Sellers:

In honor of Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, Cynthia Hurd, Susie Jackson, Ethel Lance, DePayne Middleton-Doctor, The Reverend Clementa Pinckney, Tywanza Sanders, The Reverend Daniel L. Simmons, Sr. and Myra Thompson, please accept the enclosed check from the Carolina Panthers in the amount of $100,000 to provide $10,000 per family to help defray funeral costs and other financial needs of each, and $10,000 for the church as a memorial honoring the victims. Our hearts are one with those who grieve the loss of these individuals.


Jerry Richardson."

If you would also like to make a donation, there has been a website set up by the city of Charleston for the Mother Emanuel Hope Fund with instructions on how to contribute.

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