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Dele, Danny Rose donate to coronavirus relief efforts

Dele is supporting Magic Breakfast, while Rose donated to North Middlesex University Hospital

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Dele and Danny Rose are the latest Tottenham Hotspur players to contribute in coronavirus relief efforts, with Dele pledging support to Magic Breakfast and Rose donating to North Middlesex University Hospital in London.

Dele tweeted Thursday that he would support the charity, a London group dedicated to providing breakfasts for children in need. The group usually partners with schools to provide breakfasts for children there, but with schools closed, the group will provide take home packs for families.

“As the situation that’s going on at the minute gets even worse and more and more schools get shut down, it’s getting tough for them to keep providing these kids with their meals,” Dele said in the video he shared on Twitter, “but they are doing so.”

Dele has donated to the charity, and per The Times told Magic Breakfast staff that he wanted to raise awareness and funds.

Rose’s £19,000 donation to North Middlesex University Hospital was first anonymous, though Rose’s identity was revealed within hours of the donation going public Friday. The hospital serves the more than 350,000 residents of Enfield, Haringey, and surrounding areas.

“I’ve chosen your hospital to make a donation because I’ve been to your hospital a couple of times and through my club Tottenham, and it just made sense for me to go to you first and make a donation,” Rose said in a video message to the hospital. “You are the heroes and the work and the hours that you’re putting in are not going unnoticed, so thank you.”

Rose and Dele join Spurs defender Toby Alderweireld, who last month donated tablets to nursing homes and hospitals so patients can communicate with loved ones.

You can donate to Magic Breakfast here, and to the North Middlesex University Hospital here.