Updated: Blazers, Mercy Corps host collection for Haiti earthquake response
Press release: The Portland Trail Blazers and Mercy Corps will host a collection for Haiti earthquake response before the start of tonight’s game against the Orlando Magic at the Rose Garden.
WHO: Portland Trail Blazers and Mercy Corps
WHAT: The Trail Blazers are partnering with Mercy Corps to respond to the urgent need for disaster relief following the devastating 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti near Port-au-Prince this week, leveling much of the city including at least one hospital. Mercy Corps is deploying an emergency response team to help survivors.
Fans can donate cash or make checks payable to the Mercy Corps to help with this effort. The Trail Blazers will match all donations made, up to $10,000. Volunteers will collect donations during ingress. For more information, please visit www.trailblazers.com or mercycorps.org/haiti.
WHEN: During ingress of Portland’s matchup with Orlando (doors open at 6 p.m.)
WHERE: All Rose Garden main entries