Miami HEAT: Community

HEAT Host Youth Basketball Clinic Presented by Gatorade

HEAT Host Youth Basketball Clinic Presented by Gatorade

The Miami HEAT hosted a HEAT Youth Basketball Clinic presented by Gatorade at the AmericanAirlines Arena. HEAT Players, Jordan Mickey and Kelly Olynyk participated in the clinic and assisted with coaching different basketball drills.

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2018 HEAT Host Glades Sweep

HEAT Community Re-HEAT

The Miami HEAT took their green initiatives to the Florida Everglades by hosting the HEAT Glades Sweep presented by the Miccosukee Resort and Gaming. This year’s green efforts highlighted the HEAT’s commitment to generating awareness for the protection and sustainability of the environment throughout our community.

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HEAT Community Re-HEAT

HEAT Community Re-HEAT

The 2017-18 season is the 10th year of the Re-HEAT Program in which unserved food from all Miami HEAT home games is redistributed to local homeless assistance programs. Through the assistance of presenting partner Florida Blue, alongside supporting partner Levy Cares, over 44,000 pounds of food have been distributed to Re-HEAT beneficiaries, the Miami Rescue Mission and Chapman Partnership.

HEAT Legend Glen Rice joined HEAT Dancers as well as HEAT Mascot, Burnie, and representatives from presenting sponsor, Florida Blue, and supporting sponsor, Levy Cares, as they visited the Chapman Partnership facility to deliver food and serve meals to its 500+ residents.

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Battier, Rice & HEAT Staffers Assist in Lotus Village Move-In

HEAT Lotus Move

With the holiday season upon us, the Miami HEAT continue to spread joy throughout the community. Earlier today, HEAT Legends, Shane Battier and Glen Rice, and staffers teamed up to assist in part of a weeklong effort of moving Lotus House, a homeless shelter for women and youth, into their newly constructed, 5-story Lotus Village, giving their residents a home for the holidays.

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HEAT Distribute Toys To Local Homeless Shelters, Hospitals And Non-Profit Organizations

HEAT Distribute Toys

With the season of giving in full swing, the Miami HEAT continue to spread holiday cheer by distributing over 5,000 toys, donated by JAKKS Pacific Inc., and 5,000 t-shirts, donated by Next Level Apparel, to children at local homeless shelters, childrens’ hospitals and non-profit organizations.

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2017-18 HEAT Holiday Hospital Visits

Holiday Hospital Visits

The Miami HEAT players, Burnie the mascot, and the HEAT Dancers spread holiday joy to children at two South Florida hospitals this year, with the help of presenting sponsor FedEx and supporting sponsor FOX Sports Sun.

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HEAT Host 26th Annual Thanksgiving Celebration

Thanksgiving Celebration

The Miami HEAT hosted the 26th Annual HEAT Thanksgiving Celebration Tuesday at the Miami Rescue Mission. Follow the link below to read more about the event's impact on families in the local community ahead of the Thanksgiving holididay.

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Veterans Day Home Renovation

Homestrong Initiative for Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, the Miami HEAT, including HEAT legends Alonzo Mourning and Glen Rice, worked alongside members of the U.S. Armed Forces, Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade, Inc. and Ultimate Software staffers to help renovate the homes of two local veterans in Miami-Dade County whose homes suffered damage from Hurricane Irma.

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Tamiami Youth Basketball League All-Star Game

Tamiami Youth Basketball League All-Star Game

As part of our Jr. HEAT NBA initiative, the HEAT Experience took over the Tamiami Youth Basketball League All-Star Game. The Miami HEAT Dancers, Burnie and Xtreme Team hosted a pep rally at the game including HEAT giveaways, prizes and more.

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12th Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration Recap

12th Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration

The Miami HEAT hosted its 12th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at Doral Legacy Park. Presented by Mountain Dew and supported by Florida Blue, FOX Sports Sun and Verizon, the celebration commenced with a pep rally, which included entertainment from the HEAT Experience.

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Pet Rescue Airlift

Pet Rescue Airlift

The Miami HEAT teamed up with the Golden State Warriors and FedEx to airlift over 100 pre-Hurricane Irma pets from local Miami animal shelters to no-kill animal shelters in Oakland, California.

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Welcome Back, Students!

HEAT Back To School

Although all Miami-Dade County Public Schools opened their doors for the new year on Monday, things were likely a tad bit better at Jesse J. McCrary, Jr. Elementary School.

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HEAT Learn to Swim: A.D. Barnes Park Pool Recap

HEAT Learn to Swim

The Miami HEAT teamed up with Florida Blue, FOX Sports Sun and the American Red Cross by surprising some young swimmers during their swimming. As part of the HEAT Learn to Swim community water safety campaign, HEAT Player Wayne Ellington made this surprise visit. Ellington was joined by HEAT P.A. Announcer Michael Baiamonte, Florida Blue Senior Director of Market Development and Community Relations, Martha de la Peña Rojas, Miami-Dade County, District 6 Commissioner, Rebeca Sosa, and American Red Cross Territory Aquatics Specialist, Patrick Beason, who provided instruction to the children.

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HEAT / Pulse Day of Rememberance - Wonder Woman Private Screening with Lotus House

Wonder Woman Private Screening With Lotus House

June 12th served as a day of remembrance for the 49 innocent victims who lost their lives at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando in the largest mass shooting in U.S. history. June also serves as LGBTQ Pride Month. The HEAT Group with one of the most diverse staffs in the industry and a culture which emphasizes inclusion, hosted guests from the Lotus House, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of homeless women, youth and children, for an excursion to Cinépolis Coconut Grove for a private screening of Wonder Woman. Wonder Woman is an iconic DC Comics character and a symbol of female empowerment. The 35 guests from the Lotus House who attended the event are part of the Rainbow Lotus group which identify as LGBTQ or allies of the community.


HEAT donate $10,000 to LA LIGA CONTRA EL CÁNCER/ THE LEAGUE AGAINST CANCER as part of $50,000 commitment

Shane Battier Grants Scholarships to Students

The Miami HEAT Charitable Fund announced today that they donated $10,000 to La Liga Contra el Cáncer / The League Against Cancer during Saturday’s 42nd Anniversary Telethon. This is the third of five $10,000 donations the Miami HEAT Charitable Fund will make over a five-year period. The League Against Cancer is a non-profit organization providing free medical care to cancer patients who do not have financial resources or health insurance.

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Shane Battier Grants Scholarships to Students

Shane Battier Grants Scholarships to Students

Shane Battier grants 21 students at Miami Central Highschool full scholarships through his Take Charge Foundation.

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2017-18 HEAT Holiday Hospital Visits

The Miami HEAT players, Burnie the mascot, and the HEAT Dancers spread holiday joy to children at two South Florida hospitals with the help of presenting sponsor FedEx and supporting sponsor FOX Sports Sun
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2017-18 HEAT Holiday Hospital Visits

The Miami HEAT players, Burnie the mascot, and the HEAT Dancers spread holiday joy to children at two South Florida hospitals with the help of presenting sponsor FedEx and supporting sponsor FOX Sports Sun
Dec 6, 2017  |  01:58

HEAT Learn to Swim Video Recap

Wayne Ellington surprises young swimmers at A.D. Barnes Park Pool as part of the Miami HEAT Learn to Swim program
Jul 20, 2017  |  01:04

Winslow YMCA PSA

Justise Winslow encourages the community to get in the game with the YMCA Youth Sports.
Jan 11, 2017  |  00:52

Alonzo & Tracy Mourning Thanksgiving Surprise

Alonzo and Tracy Mourning help unburden folks in Overtown by surprising them with Thanksgiving meals
Nov 26, 2016  |  01:45

2016 Thanksgiving Celebration Recap

25th Annual Thanksgiving celebration recap
Nov 17, 2016  |  01:36

19th Annual Miami HEAT Family Festival Recap

The HEAT host host the 19th Annual Miami HEAT Family Festival, presented by Carnival Cruise Lines, an interactive celebration benefitting local South Florida charities and the Miami HEAT Charitable Fund.
Mar 25, 2016  |  01:42

7th Annual HEAT Beach Sweep Recap

The Miami HEAT host its 7th Annual HEAT Beach Sweep at Crandon Park in Key Biscayne
Feb 22, 2016  |  01:32

Bosh and Riley visit Fisher House

Chris Bosh and Pat Riley celebrate the holidays with families at Fisher House Miami
Jan 8, 2016  |  01:35

Player Holiday Events

The Miami HEAT host holiday events.
Dec 25, 2015  |  01:38

Holiday PSA

Miami HEAT Players and coaching staff give back to the community during the Holiday season
Dec 23, 2015  |  01:01

Zo's 33 Thanksgivings

Alonzo Mourning distributes over 400 meals at the Overtown Youth Center
Nov 30, 2015  |  01:53

HEAT Thanksgiving Celebration Recap

HEAT host 24th Annual Thanksgiving Celebration
Nov 23, 2015  |  01:51

HEAT Go “Back to School” at Dillard Elementary

Amar’e Stoudemire and the HEAT kicked off the 2015-16 school year by distributing school supplies to students at Dillard Elementary
Aug 24, 2015  |  00:19

Heat Academy End of Year Celebration

HEAT Academy host End-of-Year celebration
May 21, 2015  |  01:36

Chris Bosh Holiday Giveaway

Chris Bosh provides free shopping for 150 children
Dec 22, 2012  |  01:40

Winslow Gives Back To Families Impacted By Hurricane Harvey

In his hometown of Houston, Justise Winslow meets two families who received new cars from his $50K contribution to Small Steps Nurturing in support of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts
Jan 21, 2018  |  00:54

McGruder Invites Children Battling Cancer To HEAT Game

Rodney McGruder invites children with cancer to a HEAT game during the holiday season
Dec 27, 2017  |  00:35

Hassan Whiteside Hosts Toy Drive

Hassan Whiteside and The Whiteside Foundation host a Toy Drive for children across Miami–Dade County at Ninja Lounge
Dec 24, 2017  |  00:59

Udonis Haslem Hosts Christmas Honor Roll Event

Udonis Haslem hosts his 7th Annual Christmas Honor Roll Event at a Toys R Us in Miami
Dec 24, 2017  |  00:57

Olynyk Visits Riverside Elementary School

Kelly Olynyk visits Riverside Elementary School to spread holiday cheer
Dec 23, 2017  |  00:58

Winslow Hosts D.R.E.A.M. Holiday Showcase

Justise Winslow hosts his second annual D.R.E.A.M. Talent Showcase to provide a safe & creative platform for local students to perform, develop and discover their talents in the performing arts.
Dec 23, 2017  |  01:02

Josh Richardson Hosts Holiday Shopping Spree

Josh Richardson treats a group of children, who have each lost a loved one while serving our country, to a shopping spree at DICK’S Sporting Goods.
Dec 23, 2017  |  00:45

26th Annual Thanksgiving Celebration

The Miami HEAT hosts the 26th Annual HEAT Thanksgiving Celebration on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at the Miami Rescue Mission (MRM)
Nov 23, 2017  |  01:31

HEAT Week: Papa John's Takeover Recap (10/17/17)

To honor of all their sacrifices after Hurricane Irma, the Miami HEAT Dancers, Burnie and the Xtreme Team delivers Papa John’s Pizza to a local fire and police station.
Oct 19, 2017  |  00:47

HEAT Week: Tamiami Youth Basketball League All-Star Game Recap (10/14/17)

As part of our Jr. HEAT NBA initiative, the HEAT Experience took over the Tamiami Youth Basketball League All-Star Game Saturday afternoon. The Miami HEAT Dancers, Burnie and Xtreme Team hosted a pep rally at the game including HEAT giveaways, prizes and more.
Oct 16, 2017  |  00:58

12th Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration

The Miami HEAT hosted its 12th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at Doral Legacy Park presented by Mountain Dew and supported by Florida Blue, FOX Sports Sun and Verizon
Oct 4, 2017  |  00:48

Miami HEAT 2017 Back-To-School

Miami HEAT 2017 Back to School presented by Alert Today Alive Tomorrow, a program of the Florida Department of Transportation along with HEAT rookies Bam Adebayo, Matt Williams Jr. and Derrick Walton Jr. helped welcome back teachers and students Monday morning at Jesse J. McCrary Jr. Elementary School.
Aug 22, 2017  |  01:38

Kelly Olynyk Visits HEAT Camp

Take a look back at Kelly Olynyk's visit to HEAT Camp on Wednesday
Aug 10, 2017  |  01:28

The Miami HEAT and the Kiwanis Club Scholarship

The Kiwanis Club of Little Havana Foundation received $10,000 towards a student scholarship fund from the Miami HEAT.
Jul 28, 2017  |  01:24

Justise Winslow at HEAT Camp

Winslow discusses rehab.
Jul 27, 2017  |  04:45