FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 4, 2017
CONTACT: Erin VanSickle
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Volunteer Florida thanked Microsoft today for its generous 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.
Volunteer Florida CEO Vivian Myrtetus said, “Disaster relief organizations have been serving the people of Florida since before Hurricane Irma made landfall, and Microsoft’s generous support will allow us to support these organizations and the families, businesses, and communities they serve. We are grateful.”
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” 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.