DeVos Family Pledges up to $2 Million for Magic and Amway Center Hourly Workers
Orlando, Fla. - The DeVos Family, owners of the Orlando Magic, has funded a $2 million compensation fund for Orlando Magic, Amway Center, Lakeland Magic and Orlando Solar Bears hourly workers for games and time missed during the COVID-19 suspension of seasons.
Magic players have also approached the organization and will provide additional financial assistance.
Said Orlando Magic Chairman Dan DeVos, "The people behind our teams are family to us and it's our honor to provide assistance to those adversely impacted during this trying time."
"As stated last week, the DeVos Family has a history of stepping up during challenging times," said Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins. "Today is no different. If someone is losing a paycheck because we are not playing, they will be fairly compensated."
Approximately 1,800 part-time employees will be assisted and receive paychecks for missed games through what would have been the end of the regular season based on data related to previous individual games worked.
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