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NBA Cares and United Nations Foundation Partner to Launch Send A Net. Save A Life. See A Game. Presented By HP
Date:12/14/2009

Today, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets tipped off a promotion--Send a Net. Save a Life. See a Game. presented by HP--to send anti-malaria bed nets to refugees in 11 African countries. The effort is part of the NBA Cares Season of Giving and runs through January 31, 2010.

New York, NY (Vocus) December 14, 2009 -- Today, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets tipped off a promotion--Send a Net. Save a Life. See a Game. presented by HP--to send anti-malaria bed nets to refugees in 11 African countries. The effort is part of the NBA Cares Season of Giving and runs through January 31, 2010. Starting today, NBA fans can log on to www.NothingButNets.net to donate $10 or more and get two complimentary tickets to an NBA game, subject to availability.

Send a Net. Save a Life. See a Game. encourages NBA fans and Nothing But Nets supporters to send life-saving bed nets to displaced families in Africa to help protect them from malaria, the number one killer of refugees on the continent. The promotion will also help the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets, in partnership with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), reach its goal of protecting more than one million refugees in Africa from malaria this year.

“Thanks to the commitment of the NBA, our partners, and supporters, we’ve already covered more than 600,000 refugees with bed nets in eastern Africa this year alone,” said Nothing But Nets Director Adrianna Logalbo. “Now we hope the NBA and its fans can help us exceed our goal to protect more than one million of the world’s most vulnerable people as the need for these life-saving nets is far from over.”

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