MLB donates $200K for relief efforts in Philippines

Fitzgerald Cecilio - 4E Sports Reporter New York, NY, United States (4E Sports) - Major League Baseball has donated $200,000 to UNICEF and the American Red Cross as part of its relief efforts for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. At the same time, MLB also encouraged fans to support UNICEF and the Red Cross via public-service announcements, programming mentions and editorial coverage on MLB.com and MLB Network. "Major League Baseball is eager to support the relief efforts assisting the people of the Philippines who have suffered because of this tragic storm," Commissioner Bud Selig said. "Millions of people, including many children, have been affected by this storm, and we encourage others to contribute to the essential work of both UNICEF and the Red Cross in helping the country recover during this most difficult time," Selig added. Caryl Stern, president and CEO, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, welcomed MLB's help, saying the League "has been a true friend to the world's children in their time of need". "In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, some five million children have lost their homes, schools and communities. MLB not only asked fans to support UNICEF's response, but today they have made a generous gift to help fuel the relief so desperately needed," Stern said. "The generous support of Major League Baseball will help the Red Cross support people affected by Typhoon Haiyan, both in the emergency response and as people and communities work to rebuild their lives," said Neal Litvack, chief development officer at the American Red Cross. The League also tapped MLB.com to support relief efforts with editorial coverage, social-media outreach an...

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