09 Sep Relief fund established for victims of Hurricane Irma Launched
100% of contributions will be disbursed to those in need via United Way
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 9, 2017) – The Southwest Florida Community Foundation has joined forces with the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties to create a giving fund to help in the aftermath of those affected by Hurricane Irma. People can donate online or by text.
100 percent of the funds donated through the Southwest Florida Community Foundation will be used by the United Way to provide emergency funds to directly help people displaced from their homes and those suffering loss due to the hurricane and floods. The United Way works directly with Lee County Emergency Management, Red Cross, Salvation Army and a network of nonprofit organization in Southwest Florida.
CLICK HERE TO DONATE or text GIVESWFL to 444999