Rick Scott Activates Florida Disaster Fund to Help Survivors and Families of Orlando Shooting
Gov. Rick Scott announced the activation of the Florida Disaster Fund to help the survivors and their families in the wake of the terror attack at an Orlando nightclub early Sunday evening.
According to a press release, the Florida Disaster Fund will help provide financial support to organizations that serve survivors, their families, and all those in need.
“We are committed to ensuring that every resource is available to help those in need following yesterday’s horrific terror attack in Orlando. Since the attack, we have seen Floridians unite together and our state has received an incredible outpouring of prayers and support," said Scott. "Activating the Florida Disaster Fund will give individuals across the country the opportunity to assist survivors and the loved ones of the victims. We will continue to work together in the coming days to do all we can to help this community heal.”
The Florida Disaster Fund is the state's official private fund which was established Florida’s communities as they respond to and recover during times of emergency or disaster.
The fund works in partnership with the public sector, private sector and other non-governmental organizations to support response and recovery activities. In One-hundred percent of funds raised will go toward those in need.
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