NHL AND NHLPA DONATE $200,000

NHL AND NHLPA DONATE $200,000

The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) and National Hockey League (NHL) announced a donation of $200,000 to the American Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity in support of relief efforts in Houston, Texas, and the surrounding areas.

 

The ongoing impact of Hurricane Harvey continues to cause immense damage. The donation to the American Red Cross will support shelters and the distribution of food and supplies, while the donation to Habitat for Humanity will support the rebuilding of lost and damaged homes. Donated funds will be split equally between American Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity.

 

The League and the NHLPA also encourage fans to consider contributing via www.redcross.organd www.habitat.org.

 

Sports leagues and athletes continue to donate money to the relief funds. Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has a goal of $10 million in his YouCaring.com page. Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has also pledged $10 million. The NBA and NBPA has pledged $1 million.

 

source: nhlpa.com

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