Their fixture with Chelsea on March 18 in the Champions League at Allianz Arena, marking its 120th anniversary was not to be, so now the commemorative items are to be turned into masks. This is part and parcel of helping the "WeKickCorona" effort by players Josuah Kimmich & Leon Goretzka. These protective masks for young and old alike have the masks going to the players venture as they distribute them to groups in need from food banks, and hosptials in need of medical equipment, homeless and also blood donations as there is now a massive shortfall.read
The venue and the team have teamed up in this time of Coronavirus crisis to fundraise for the Aquarium and sell protective masks, the proceeds of whish are to support what is describes as "one of the world's great aquatic animal care, resesarch & education sanctuaries". It is being called a critical period fo need for the instiutution, and over 2 dozen 'Caps stafffers are giving of their own time to this objective, with hunderds of man hours in reaching out to those tied to this great civic landmark.read
Chicago and the nation alike are being beseiged by this virus and its spread, as they battle, the Fire have linked up with some groups also pulling their weight to push public health and assist in the flattening of the curve. From helping the health & safety of worker and customers, giving at-home service or philanthropic donations, this is how they are getting after the Coronavirus on behalf of the Windy City.read
This game day that won't be will be chock full of soccer. The team views itself as not being just 90 minutes of on field action, They include their fans, a group with the power and wherewithal over this month plus of difficulty. Show what you do for games, images from tailgates, how you celebrate goals on video, best team gear and more, use #SBFC & #StayHomeOpener.
From the Chicago Fire, the new target date is May 15, it may however be pushed further into the future. League locales, are off limits to staff and other than those in need of treament, as per the team medical staff that may not be caried out at home. Athletes are to stay in the team's market, however the league does review on a per case basis requests to go elsewhere by car, considering the whole of the players desires.
The league stays in communication with the CDC & PHAC relative to this ever changing public health concern and give more information as it is known.read