The Houston Rockets chipped in to help aid people effected byÂ HurricaneÂ Ike today. Â If you would like to help out, please click here to donate to the Feed the Children Hurricane Ike relief effort and make aÂ difference.Â
“The Houston Rockets purchased four tractor-trailers full of food, water and toiletries for victims of Hurricane Ike and players unloaded them at a distribution center Thursday.
The four trucks carried 80,000 pounds of supplies, said team spokeswoman Tracey Hughes.
Forwards Mike Harris and Chuck Hayes and guards Rafer Alston, Aaron Brooks and Luther Head carried boxes of food and orange juice. They greeted motorists who waited in long lines to get supplies in the parking lot next to the University of Houston’s football stadium.
Rockets chief executive officer Tad Brown said the team tapped its relationship with Feed the Children, an international charity, to bring the trucks to Houston from Oklahoma City.”