By Jennifer Leighfield • 28 December 2020 • 10:57
CREDIT: Fundacion Rafa Nadal - Instagram
SPANISH tennis player Rafa Nadal has donated three tonnes of food for families in need in Mallorca.
Through the foundation in his name, Fundacion Rafa Nadal, he has donated the goods to the Mallorca Food Bank, of which he is the honorary ambassador. The donation, was made to “contribute towards helping families who are in a precarious situation so they can fulfil a basic need which is eating”, a press release from the foundation explains.
Nadal also shared a message on social media, to wish everyone a Happy Christmas, saying that 2020 has been a hard year for everyone and asking his followers to take care in the current situation caused by the coronavirus.
“This year that we are saying goodbye to has been, without a doubt, one to forget” he said, “It is the hardest year we have lived through, at least that I can remember, and I want to send all my support and my condolences to all those people who have lost a loved one”. He ended up by saying “let’s trust that little by little things will get better”.
The Rafa Nadal Foundation is also selling calendars to raise money, they have photos of Rafa throughout his career.
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Jennifer Leighfield, born in Salisbury, UK; resident in Malaga, Spain since 1989. Degree in Translation and Interpreting in Spanish, French and English from Malaga University (2005), specialising in Crime, Forensic Medicine and Genetics.
Published translations include three books by Richard Handscombe. Worked with Euro Weekly News since November 2006. Well-travelled throughout Spain and the rest of the world, fan of Harry Potter and most things ‘geek’.
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