Andy Murray pledges to donate the remains of his prize money to children affected by the Ukraine crisis for the rest of the year.
Murray, who is a United nations children fund UK ambassador, is working with the organization to help children with medical and educational challenges.
Andy expressed his feeling on Twitter say: “Over 7.5m children are at risk with the escalating conflict in Ukraine, so I’m working with @UNICEF–uk to help provide urgent medical supplies and early childhood development kits.
“Its vital education continues, so UNICEF is working to enable access to learning for displaced children, as well as supporting the rehabilitation of damaged schools, together with replacement equipment and furniture.
“I’m going to be donating my earnings from my prize money for the rest of the year, but anyone in the UK can support UNICEF’s humanitarian response by donating to our appeal by following this link – https://unicef.uk/am–ukraine Children in Ukraine need peace – now.”
Murray’s declaration came on the same day that tennis’ governing bodies announced a donation of 700,000 US dollars to support the Ukraine Tennis Federation and aid humanitarian efforts in Ukraine.