Raptors Partner With NBA Cares & UNICEF For Philippines

On Friday, November 8th Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines leaving more than 5,000 dead, 26,000 injured and millions homeless. The Philippine nation is still reeling and there is an ongoing need for assistance.

The Toronto Raptors have partnered with NBA Cares and UNICEF to help raise funds for the devastated region. Please join us on Wednesday, December 18th when the Raptors play the Charlotte Bobcats to help support relief efforts and to raise awareness to the long-lasting needs of the Typhoon Haiyan victims. All donations made in-game will be matched by the […]

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Calderon Takes Time Out For Zambia

Jose Calderon’s greatest assist of the year may have come in August.

The Raptors point guard recently travelled to Zambia for a field visit, where he received a first-hand look at the work UNICEF is doing with the country’s education, water and sanitation programs.

José Manuel Calderón walks with Po, 9 years old, through his village in South of Zambia.  (UNICEF España/Zambia/2012).

For Calderon, visiting the African nation — where 80 per cent of the rural population lives below the poverty line — was a eye-opening experience and prompted him to speak […]

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