Building collapse in Surfside, Florida: Miami’s professional sports teams help community in need
CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTING CONDITIONS ON FOXNEWS.COM According to the Miami Herald, the Heat called the police and asked for help. The NBA franchise also released a statement and directed fans to a website where they can also help.
Building Collapse in Surfside, Florida: Miami’s Pro Sports Teams Helping Needy Communities “We were devastated when we heard of the catastrophic collapse of the Champlain Towers in Surfside. Our hearts are with the victims and their families. We are grateful for the first responders who work around the clock on rescue operations, ”said the team.
LIVE UPDATES: SURFSIDE, FLORIDA APARTMENT BUILDING COLLAPSE LEAVES 1 DEAD, 99 UNEXPLAINED “Thanks to the first responders and volunteers who worked tirelessly today to lead rescue and relief efforts in our community,” the team said in a tweet.
Miami Dolphins Food Relief Program partner, Seed Miami Food Truck, was handing out meals to families and first responders in Surfside. “#HEATNation we need you. Join us in direct aid to help survivors of the Surfside building collapse, ”added the team.
Separately, the NFL team issued a statement of condolences. The Major League Baseball Miami Marlins sent vans with food and water to rescue workers and other essential items and toiletries to residents affected by the building’s collapse.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency after the collapse. “Our thoughts and prayers go with the victims and their families as they deal with this sudden and tragic loss,” the team said. “We also appreciate our first responders and volunteers who have worked tirelessly today to lead rescue and relief efforts.”
President Biden also said earlier in the day that the federal government and FEMA were ready to provide further assistance once DeSantis officially declared the emergency. “Our thoughts and prayers go with the victims and their families as they deal with this sudden and tragic loss,” the team said. “We also appreciate our first responders and volunteers who have worked tirelessly today to lead rescue and relief efforts.”
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