With a bit of his mother’s native language thrown in at the end, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra released a public service announcement on Wednesday asking people to give to UNICEF and help with typhoon relief efforts in the Philippines.
The Miami Heat and team owner Micky Arison’s company Carnival Corporation have pledged to donate at least $1 million to support relief efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan.
In an effort to help those in need after Typhoon Haiyan decimated six central islands in the Philippines, the Archdiocese of Miami will take up a second collection to raise money.
There are more than 9,000 miles between Miami and the Philippines, but there are a number of people in South Florida with ties to the Asian islands. Those people are both concerned for their loved ones and ready to help.
Catholics around the world are reacting to Pope Francis’ recent remarks that the church has become too focused on “small-minded rules” on hot-button issues like homosexuality, abortion and contraceptives. So far, may of the reactions have been positive.
CBS, America’s Most Watched Network announced Wednesday when some of it’s best loved, and brand new, programming will return for the 2012-2013 season.
The NBA’s global reach is hitting new levels, but the country that ranks third in following the league through social media is near and dear to the heart of Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra.