Bundesliga clubs have come together to show solidarity during the coronavirus pandemic. - © Sebastian Widmann/Bundesliga/Bundesliga Collection via Getty
Bundesliga clubs have come together to show solidarity during the coronavirus pandemic. - © Sebastian Widmann/Bundesliga/Bundesliga Collection via Getty
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Coronavirus: How Bundesliga clubs have supported their own

The Coronavirus pandemic has brought a halt to sport all across the world in recent weeks, including the Bundesliga, but the league's clubs have shown solidarity with their fans in many different ways off the pitch.

bundesliga.com looks at some of the special ways that Bundesliga clubs have given back to their communities since the stop in play...

Bayern Munich

The Bundesliga leaders and their players have been deeply involved. #WeKickCorona is a donation initiative launched by Leon Goretzka and Joshua Kimmich which has already raised more than 3.5 million Euros for social and charitable institutions.

Several players across the Bundesliga have become involved, including Kai Havertz at Bayer Leverkusen - Find out more!

Leon Goretzka and Joshua Kimmich have combined to bring Bundesliga players together for a great cause. - imagoimages

Other initiatives set up by players include Jerome Boateng supporting the Munich food bank "Tafel", while Robert Lewandowski and his family have donated one million Euros to the cause.

Borussia Dortmund

Dortmund have turned Germany's largest stadium into a treatment centre available to help fight against the coronavirus with immediate effect. The centre provides medical care for coronavirus patients and suspended cases, as well as for patients experiencing related symptoms.

Club captain Marco Reus has also become heavily involved, with him and his family donating half a million Euros to local charities in the city of Dortmund.

The Signal Iduna Park has been transformed during the coronavirus pandemic. - bvb.de

Wolfsburg

As part of the "Thanking the everyday heroes" initiative, six Wolfsburg players were on duty at two Edeka supermarkets in Wolfsburg, helping to stack the shelves. The club has also provided the AWO residential care home in the city with tablets, so that the residents can keep in touch with their loved ones via video calls.

Eintracht Frankfurt

First-team players have been delivering food to club members within Frankfurt who have been unable to leave their homes to get the essentials needed at this time.

RB Leipzig

Leipzig will kick off a several weeks long charity campaign in order to support various local institutions. The club will contribute a minimum of 100,000 Euros to the campaign.