$1 Million in Florida Disaster Fund Grants Awarded to Organizations Serving Hurricane Irma Survivors

Florida Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida today announced the first round of Florida Disaster Fund grant recipients for organizations providing disaster relief following Hurricane Irma. Each recipient organization is receiving $25,000 for disaster response activities to meet critical needs.

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Donation Centers:

Goodwill of South Florida‘s donation centers will receive clothing and household donations.  Click here to find a center near you.

Feeding South Florida


Recruiting Volunteers:

The New Florida Majority (Miami-Dade and Broward Counties).  Click here for more information and to sign up.

The Red Cross has an urgent need for volunteers.

The United Way of Miami-Dade is recruiting volunteers for the county and United Way’s partner agencies.  Click here to volunteerClick here for a list of United Way Centers throughout Florida.

Volunteer Florida

Community Partners – Hurricane Irma: Stonybrook.  See how you can help.

The Simple Dollar – In the wake of natural disasters, relief efforts can save lives. Many people are eager to help, but are located thousands of miles away from disaster areas. In order to truly help victims of natural disasters, we created a resource that outlines how you can assist in relief efforts from a distance and make sure your donation lands in deserving hands.


Disaster Assistance Information:

For access to disaster help and resources:  www.disasterassistance.gov 

Florida Local Government – counties, cities, state agency phone numbers:  http://www.myfloridacities.com/cities

Please reach out to any of the following members of the Hurricane Disaster Relief Committee formed by the Florida PTA.

Hurricane Committee