MIAMI (WSVN) - Miami Dolphins players and executives have joined relief efforts after Hurricane Matthew.
The team wrote a $20,000 check for the Give 2 Cuba Foundation. Safety Michael Thomas and defensive end Terrence Fede also headed to the Bahamas and Haiti, Thursday, and will stay until Friday.
This is apart of the Dolphins’ effort to help residents in the Caribbean recover from Hurricane Matthew.
“We’re gonna be distributing medical supplies, generators and interacting with the community,” said Fede, “maybe uplift their sprits because, like I said, we’ve been going through a lot. If they see us going down there and helping them out, it’ll make a big difference.”
Thomas also spoke on what the relief efforts mean to him. “We see a lot of people who are in need and who need help here, but when you go to different areas outside the U.S., and you see these other people and their needs, you realize there’s a lot of stuff that’s bigger than me.”
Hurricane Matthew devastated the Caribbean in early October.
Officials estimate there has been more than $2 billion in damages across Cuba, Haiti and the Bahamas.
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