Showdown for Relief allows fans to donate in support of hurricane relief efforts
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Today’s Showdown for Relief, a charity men’s basketball game between the University of Kansas and the University of Missouri is more than just a game. It’s an opportunity to raise funds for hurricane relief efforts that have occurred recently in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Competition will happen both on the court – and between fans. Now through 10 p.m. CST, Oct. 22, fans can support their schools by donating to the cause via text.
- Kansas fans: Text KU to 41444 to donate to the hurricane relief efforts
- Missouri fans: Text MIZ to 41444 to donate to the hurricane relief efforts
Additionally, fans can donate via the web.
How to donate:
Houston Harvey Relief Fund | www.ghcf.org/hurricane-relief
Florida Disaster Fund | www.volunteerflorida.org/donatefdf
Rebuild Texas Fund | www.rebuildtx.org
Juntos y Unidos Por Puerto Rico | www.unidosporpuertorico.com
Fund for the U.S. Virgin Islands | www.cfvi.net
Money raised from the game will be contributed to the organizations that the five living former U.S. Presidents have come together to support: the Houston Harvey Relief Fund, the Rebuild Texas Fund, the Florida Disaster Fund, Juntos y Unidos Por Puerto Rico and the Fund for the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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