Local Teams Organizing Hurricane Harvey Donations
As the city of Houston and the surrounding area tries to begin the rebuild process from Hurricane Harvey, some help is on the way from some local area basketball teams in Maine to assist in those in need.
— Bob Walsh (@CoachBobWalsh) August 28, 2017
UMaine men’s basketball head coach Bob Walsh pledged to send sneakers and shirts from his program to help those in need, and much of the rest of the America East conference is also following serve too.
We got 5 of 9 confirmed (yea, we will confirm you Will Brown)…good work AE! We wanna see the final four. Let’s do it! — America Beasts (@AmericaBeasts) August 29, 2017
In addition to the coaches in the collegiate level doing their part, Executive Director of the Maine Principals’ Association Dick Durost,is also organizing an effort to coordinate local high schools to also aid those in the Texas area.
MPA will coordinate w/Maine schools wanting to fundraise to benefit Houston schools, students & principals. Email sent to MPA members & AAs.
— Dick Durost (@DurostMPA) August 30, 2017
For your way to also help in the efforts after Hurricane Harvey, you can donate via this page here.