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Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank donates $5M to East Baltimore youth center

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank donates $5M to East Baltimore youth center

An East Baltimore community center that reopened nearly a decade ago after catching the eye of Baltimore-bred basketball star Carmelo Anthony has attracted a new celebrity benefactor: Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank.

Plank's Cupid Foundation is donating $5 million to the recreation center at 1100 E. Fayette St., money for renovations that will add more than 10,000 square feet to the facility, including a new turf field, dance and yoga space, a recording studio and a neighborhood kitchen.

Under Armour is also donating $1.275 million to support activities at the center over several years, the Baltimore-based athletic apparel brand said in a news release.

The gifts come as...

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