Building Philanthropy to Build a Better Florida

Six months after Irma: Navy vet loses home, gets help from local organizations

March 12, 2018

There are still 65 families without a permanent home on the First Coast. But several community partners came together and developed Florida's First Coast Relief Fund, which includes United Way, The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, the duPont Foundation and private donors. This fund allowed organizations like Jewish Family, who work within the financial assistance system, to be able to get resources quickly to those most impacted by Hurricane Irma.

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