FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 18, 2017
CONTACT: Erin VanSickle
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Volunteer Florida today thanked DentaQuest for its donation of $50,000 to the Florida Disaster Fund, which was activated by Governor Scott to aid those impacted by Hurricane Irma. The Florida Disaster Fund, administered by the Volunteer Florida Foundation, is the State of Florida’s official private fund established to assist Florida’s communities in times of disaster.
“Many of those impacted by recent storms are our friends, family, colleagues and partners,” said Steve Pollock, DentaQuest President and CEO. “Supporting the Florida Disaster Fund is the right thing to do to help communities throughout Florida recover.”
Volunteer Florida CEO Vivian Myrtetus said, “Volunteer Florida thanks DentaQuest for its donation to the Florida Disaster Fund. Their generosity and support will allow our state to help families and communities in need as the State of Florida continues to focus on recovery efforts following Hurricane Irma.”
About the Florida Disaster Fund:
The Florida Disaster Fund is the State of Florida’s official private fund established to assist Florida’s communities as they respond to and recover during times of emergency or disaster. In partnership with the public sector, private sector and other non-governmental organizations, the Florida Disaster Fund supports response and recovery activities.
How to Donate:
Donations to the Florida Disaster Fund are made to the Volunteer Florida Foundation, 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and are tax deductible. Donations may be made by credit card on the secure website www.floridadisasterfund.org or by check to the below address. Checks should be made payable to the Volunteer Florida Foundation and should include “Florida Disaster Fund – IRMA” in the memo line.
Volunteer Florida Foundation
Attention: Florida Disaster Fund
3800 Esplanade Way, Suite 180
Tallahassee, FL 32311
For additional questions about the Florida Disaster Fund, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (850) 414-7400.