Bruins announce fund for part-time workers impacted by COVID-19

Pedestrian traffic is light in front of TD Garden where the Boston Celtics and the Boston Bruins play, in Boston, Saturday, March, 14, 2020. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

The Boston Bruins‘ ownership group, the Jacobs family, has established a $1.5 million fund to help part-time employees who have been impacted by the NHL shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Several Bruins players had already contributed to a GoFundMe account that has been circulating online to help pay lost wages for TD Garden workers while events are postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

TD Garden is owned by Delaware North, which is owned and operated by the Jacobs family.

The Bruins have six home games remaining on the regular-season schedule, while the Celtics — who also play at TD Garden — still have nine games.

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