HEAT Community Affairs: Requests


The Miami HEAT supports numerous organizations and events throughout the South Florida community. Through donations of sports memorabilia, in-kind items and as well as staff involvement and volunteerism, the Miami HEAT reaches out to the community on a year-round basis. All requests for donated items must be submitted in writing no less than six (6) weeks prior to an event to the address listed below.

*Please do not send items for team/player autographs in the mail unless you have been granted permission by the Miami HEAT.*

*Unsolicited autograph requests will not be accepted.*

The HEAT Group will not be responsible for items lost in the mail.

All request letters MUST meet and include the following criteria:

  • Submitted on Organization Letterhead
  • Thorough description of the organization and its mission
  • Thorough description of the planned event (including the date, time, and location of event) and any related collateral/promotional materials
  • Name of beneficiary organization (to include physical address of organization, contact’s name, phone number, and email address)
  • Non-Profit tax exemption status and valid ID # is required at time of request
  • Contact information of person submitting request

All requests MUST also meet the following guidelines:

  • Priority will be given to non-profit organizations within a 75 mile radius of AmericanAirlines Arena (601 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132)
  • Only one request will be honored per fiscal year (July-June), for approved organizations

Please mail to:
Community Affairs Department/Requests
Miami HEAT
601 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33132

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

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

HEAT Teacher Appreciation Day

Burnie and the Miami HEAT Dancers visited Miami Shores Elementary School Friday to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day
Jun 9, 2017  |  00:30

Ray Of Hope Computer Lab Renovation

Ray Allen and his Ray of Hope Foundation recently visited Horace Mann Middle School and surprised students with a renovated computer lab
Jun 7, 2017  |  01:36

HEAT Academy Celebration

On May 17, the HEAT hosted an end-of-year celebration for 352 HEAT Academy students at AmericanAirlines Arena
May 18, 2017  |  01:25

Video Recap: Haslem Honored by The Education Fund

Udonis Haslem receives the Alumnus of Distinction Award by the Education Fund for his community service work through the Udonis Haslem Children’s Foundation
May 17, 2017  |  01:31

Haslem Honored by The Education Fund

Udonis Haslem receives the Alumnus of Distinction Award by the Education Fund for his community service work through the Udonis Haslem Children’s Foundation
May 11, 2017  |  00:38

HEAT Culture Day Recap

Fans enjoy HEAT Culture Day and get to meet Udonis Haslem and Glen Rice
May 3, 2017  |  02:01

Proclamation of HEAT Day

Miami-Dade County proclaims May 2nd as HEAT Day
May 2, 2017  |  00:42