EL SEGUNDO - The Los Angeles Lakers will make a donation to the Philippine Red Cross to assist in the relief efforts for victims of the devastating typhoon that ravaged the eastern and central parts of the country last week.
The 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.
Fans can join the Lakers in their support of relief efforts by donating to one of the non-profits listed below.
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