Miami HEAT, AmericanAirlines Arena Supports Haiti Relief Efforts

Former HEAT player Tim Hardaway collects donations outside AmericanAirlines Arena from South Florida residents for relief efforts in Haiti. Each person who makes a donation at drop-off location receives a ticket voucher good for two tickets to select HEAT games during the month of February, while supplies last (limited to one voucher per drop off). The HEAT is accepting bottled water, clothing, towels and canned goods through Friday, February 5.

AmericanAirlines Arena to Serve As Drop-Off Location ▪ Fans Who Make A Donation At AA Arena Drop-Off Will Receive A Voucher For Two Tickets For An Upcoming February HEAT Home Game*

South Floridians looking to make a monetary donation may do so at   , the relief effort under the direction of UM Project Medishare.

MIAMI — The Miami HEAT and AmericanAirlines Arena have launched an emergency relief drive to help provide important bare essentials to victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti.

In response to this disaster, the HEAT and AmericanAirlines Arena are encouraging South Florida residents to join in their effort to provide key resources that address the urgent and critical needs of disaster victims. From Thursday, January 14 through Friday, February 5, all concerned individuals can drop off bottled water, and non-perishable canned goods at the COWs – Container on Wheels – storage containers at the AmericanAirlines Arena outside Gate 3 on N.E. 8th Street, located just outside of the Verizon Wireless Ticket Office.

The drop off schedule is as follows:

January 14 – January 17 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
January 18 – January 22 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
January 19 (vs. Pacers) 8:00 a.m. – End of Game
January 23 (vs. Kings) 6:30 p.m. – End of Game
January 25 (vs. Cavaliers) 4:00pm through halftime of Cleveland game that night
January 26-29 2:00 – 6:00pm
January 30-31 Closed (No weekend deliveries - warehouse is closed)
February 1 4:00pm through halftime of Milwaukee game that night
February 2-5 8:00am – 12:00 Noon
February 6-7 Closed (No weekend deliveries - warehouse is closed)

On the January 19, 23, 25, and February 1, HEAT game days, donations will also be collected at the corner of Port Boulevard and Biscayne Boulevard.

Each person who makes a donation at the AmericanAirlines Arena drop-off location will receive a ticket voucher good for two tickets to select HEAT home games during the month of February*. Tickets are based upon availability, and each fan will receive one ticket voucher per drop-off.

The Miami HEAT and AmericanAirlines Arena join the rest of the nation in their concern and support for the survivors of the Haitian earthquake and pray that everyone will do their part to help relieve the burden of these victims.

The Miami HEAT is proud to welcome Assist-Card as the Presenting Sponsor for the 2009-10 season.

*Excluding February 9 vs. Houston