HOUSTON -- Houston Rockets center Yao Ming is donting two
million dollars to help rebuild Chinese schools devastated by May's
earthquake in his homeland.
Yao today announced creation of the Yao Ming Foundation, which
will begin with his donation.
Yao says the foundation will help raise funds to build
quake-resistant schools in China.
Yao says rebuilding will take many years and he plans to make
further donations and raise public awareness about the Chinese
Rockets general manager Daryl Morey says the team will donate
$100,000 to the foundation.
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