Lakers Donate $150K To Red Cross For Philippines Typhoon Relief

ts_131113_philippines_670As the country of the Philippines recovers from the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, the Los Angeles Lakers announced their plan to help with the relief efforts.

The typhoon struck areas of the Philippines on November 7-8 and left thousands without homes, food and clean water. Relief efforts have already started across the United States to send to the impacted areas.

According to the Lakers press release, the Lakers announced their plans to help in the relief efforts:

Lakers will donate $150,000, as well as give all proceeds from the Lakers Youth Foundation In-Arena Auctions at all Lakers home games between November 12-24, to the Philippine Red Cross.

The Laker donation comes after the NBA and NBPA announced two separate donations of $250,000 this past week as part of the NBA Cares program. This is not the first time the Lakers have donated to aid in recovery efforts, having made a donation to the American Red Cross last year to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Laker fans can join the efforts by bidding on the auctions at the games or by donating to one of the non-profits listed by the team. The Lakers support UNICEF and the Philippine Red Cross and donation information can be found below via the official site of the Lakers:

UNICEF is closely monitoring the situation and their team is ready to be deployed to ascertain needs of affected children, together with government, UN agencies and NGO partners on the ground. Text RELIEF to 864233 to donate $10 to UNICEF USA to help support UNICEF’s efforts in the region. Donate here

Phillipine Red Cross
The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has deployed assessment and rescue teams to the areas affected by the typhoon to evaluate the damage and to support rescue efforts. If you are looking for a family or friend, please fill out this form. To make a donation to the Philippine Red Cross: Donate here

I just want to tell you that I am all new to blogging and absolutely enjoyed your blog. Most likely I’m likely to bookmark your site . You absolutely come with superb well written articles. Cheers for sharing your web page.

  • This is the ideal blog site for any person who wishes to learn about this subject. You understand so much its almost difficult to say with you (not that I really would want?HaHa). You most definitely put a brand-new spin on a subject thats been blogged about for years. Great things, simply fantastic!

  • Great post however , I was wanting to know if you could write a litte more on this subject? I’d be very thankful if you could elaborate a little bit further. Bless you!

  • I am curious to find out what blog platform you are working with? I’m experiencing some small security problems with my latest blog and I would like to find something more safeguarded. Do you have any solutions?

  • Can I simply state what a relief to find someone who really understands what theyre speaking about online. You certainly recognize exactly how to bring a problem to light and also make it important. Even more individuals need to read this and also recognize this side of the story. I angle think youre not a lot more preferred because you most definitely have the gift.

  • After study a few of the post on your website now, as well as I genuinely like your method of blogging. I bookmarked it to my bookmark site checklist and will certainly be inspecting back quickly. Pls check out my internet site as well and let me recognize what you think.

  • A remarkable share, I simply given this onto a coworker who was doing a little analysis on this. As well as he as a matter of fact got me morning meal since I located it for him. smile. So let me reword that: Thnx for the treat! But yeah Thnkx for investing the time to discuss this, I feel highly about it as well as enjoy reading more on this subject. When possible, as you become expertise, would you mind upgrading your blog with more details? It is very handy for me. Big thumb up for this blog post!

  • Can I just state what a relief to locate somebody who actually knows what theyre talking about on the web. You certainly recognize just how to bring a concern to light as well as make it important. More people need to read this and also understand this side of the tale. I cant believe youre not much more popular since you most definitely have the present.

  • Youre so cool! I do not expect Ive review anything like this prior to. So good to discover somebody with some original ideas on this subject. realy thank you for beginning this up. this web site is something that is needed online, somebody with a little originality. beneficial task for bringing something brand-new to the web!

  • Aw, this was an actually nice post. In suggestion I would love to put in writing similar to this additionally? requiring time as well as actual initiative to make an excellent article? but what can I state? I put things off alot and by no means appear to obtain something done.

  • Aw, this was a truly great blog post. In suggestion I would like to put in creating such as this furthermore? taking some time as well as actual initiative to make a great post? yet what can I claim? I put things off alot and also never seem to obtain something done.

  • Hi! I simply would love to provide a huge thumbs up for the great info you have below on this post. I will be coming back to your blog for more soon.

  • Hey there! I just want to offer a massive thumbs up for the terrific details you have below on this message. I will certainly be returning to your blog site for even more quickly.

  • Spot on with this write-up, I truly believe this amazing site needs a great deal more attention. I’ll probably be back again to see more, thanks for the info!

  • When I originally commented I clicked the -Inform me when brand-new comments are included- checkbox as well as now each time a comment is added I obtain four e-mails with the exact same remark. Is there any way you can eliminate me from that solution? Thanks!

  • Hey There. I found your blog using msn. This is an extremely well written article. I will make sure to bookmark it and return to read more of your useful info. Thanks for the post. I’ll certainly return.

  • Can I just claim what an alleviation to locate someone that really understands what theyre discussing on the web. You certainly know just how to bring an issue to light as well as make it vital. More individuals require to read this as well as comprehend this side of the story. I angle think youre not much more prominent since you certainly have the present.

  • I?d need to get in touch with you below. Which is not something I generally do! I enjoy checking out a message that will certainly make individuals believe. Likewise, many thanks for enabling me to comment!

  • Hi! This is kind of off topic but I need some guidance from an established blog. Is it tough to set up your own blog? I’m not very techincal but I can figure things out pretty fast. I’m thinking about making my own but I’m not sure where to start. Do you have any points or suggestions? Thanks

  • Superb blog! Do you have any helpful hints for aspiring writers? I’m planning to start my own blog soon but I’m a little lost on everything. Would you recommend starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many options out there that I’m completely overwhelmed .. Any ideas? Thanks a lot!

  • After research a few of the blog posts on your website currently, and I really like your way of blogging. I bookmarked it to my book mark site checklist and also will certainly be examining back soon. Pls look into my website as well and let me understand what you believe.

  • An intriguing discussion is worth comment. I think that you ought to create more on this subject, it might not be a taboo subject however normally individuals are not nearly enough to talk on such subjects. To the following. Thanks

  • I?m satisfied, I have to say. Actually seldom do I run into a blog site that?s both informative as well as entertaining, as well as let me tell you, you have hit the nail on the head. Your idea is impressive; the concern is something that inadequate people are talking smartly around. I am really delighted that I stumbled across this in my search for something connecting to this.

  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published.