MLB to donate $200k for Philippines typhoon relief | Inquirer Sports

MLB to donate $200k for Philippines typhoon relief

/ 09:49 AM November 15, 2013

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ORLANDO, Florida—Major League Baseball intends to donate $200,000 to Unicef and the American Red Cross for disaster relief efforts in the Philippines following Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: “Haiyan”).

The announcement was made Thursday as baseball owners finished their quarterly meeting.

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MLB said it will use the MLB Network and MLB.com to encourage support among fans for Unicef and the Red Cross.

Also, the players’ association designated $250,000 in funding from the players trust to support recovery and rebuilding in the Philippines.

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TAGS: American Red Cross, Major League Baseball, MLB, Philippines, Typhoon Haiyan, Unicef, Yolanda
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