Rabbi Moshe Margaretten the founder of Tzedek says the businesswoman was quick to assist after speaking over a video chat. He has also worked with Kim in the past on criminal justice reform.
“Maybe an hour later, after the Zoom call, I got a text message that Kim wants to fund the entire flight,” Margaretten told the Associated Press.
The devastating state of Afghanistan has displaced thousands of people. Afghans have been desperately fleeing Kabul after the Taliban took over in August. Members of the developmental women soccer team were able to make it to neighboring Pakistan and get visas, but could not get a flight to UK until Kim and SKIMS stepped up.
Leeds United F.C. has also offered to support the team. We are glad that the girls made it along with other people in need. Next stop in their journey is a 10-day quarantine before starting fresh in the UK.
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