Florida’s Business Community is Stepping Up to Support Those Affected by Hurricane Michael

More Than $14 Million Donated to Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts (As of November 1, 2018)

 

 

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael making landfall, the business community is mobilizing their expertise, capabilities, and community resources to assist with the relief and recovery efforts. Use the form above to share how your company is aiding in Hurricane Michael relief and recovery efforts. For more information, please contact gblose@flchamber.com.

 

AT&T

$20,000 Donation to the Florida Disaster Fund and Waiving Overage Charges

 

Bank of America

$500,000 Donation

 

Capital Health Plan

$50,000 Donation to the Florida Disaster Fund

 

Chevron

Contributed $500,000 from the Chevron Global Community Fund to split between the American Red Cross and Volunteer Florida

 

CSX

Donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support Hurricane Michael recovery efforts. CSX is also matching employee contributions made to the American Red Cross for disaster relief efforts dollar-for-dollar.

 

The Coca-Cola Company and the Coca-Cola Foundation

Pledged $1 Million to the American Red Cross

 

Comcast

$700,000 ($350,000 donated to the Florida Disaster Fund and $350,000 in Advertising for the Florida Disaster Fund)

 

Walt Disney Company

Donated $1 million, plus employee matching, to the Florida Disaster Fund

 

Florida Blue

Donated $100,000 in immediate aid for hurricane recovery and expands healthcare services available for storm victims

 

Florida Realtors

Helping Local Realtors With the Florida Realtors Disaster Relief Fund

 

GrayRobinson, P.A.

$10,000+

 

Harris Corporation

Harris Corporation deployed more than $1.5M in public safety radios and infrastructure assets and is matching employee donations to hurricane relief efforts.

 

HCA

Donated $1 Million the American Red Cross

 

JM Family Enterprises

Donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross and Matching Associate Donations up to $50,000

 

JPMorgan Chase

Giving $500,000 to the American Red Cross and working to identify volunteer opportunities for local employees

 

Lyft

Free rides in impacted areas

 

Merck & Co., Inc.

Donated $1.2 Million

 

NextEra Energy

Donated $200,000 to the American Red Cross

 

Publix Charities

Donated $250,000 to the American Red Cross and United Way

 

The St. Joe Community Foundation

Donated $1 Million

 

The SunTrust Foundation

Committed $300,000 to Disaster Relief

 

Regions Bank

Waiving Fees and Providing Payment Extensions

 

UPS Foundation

Committed $1.5 Million to Support Relief and Recovery Efforts for the Earthquake/Tsunami in Indonesia and Hurricane Michael in Florida

 

Walmart

Committed $1.5 Million of Cash and In-Kind Support

 

Wells Fargo

Donated $1 Million

 

 

Florida Chamber Members are Also Helping with Non-Monetary Donations, Including:

  • ABC Fine Wine & Spirits: Cooler donations to Panama City
  • Airbnb: Housing accommodations to displaced residents via “Open Homes” program
  • Altec: Power restoration services
  • Duke Energy: Power restoration services
  • Expedia: Activated “emergency accommodations” real-time accommodations tracking service for displaced residents
  • Florida Apartment Association: Providing tools to help displaced residents find new homes
  • Florida Power & Light:  Power restoration services and more
  • Global Rental Company: Power restoration services
  • Jacksonville Energy Authority (JEA): Power restoration services
  • Lakeland Electric: Power restoration services
  • Orlando Utilities Commission Power restoration services
  • Pike Electric: Power restoration services
  • Tampa Electric, People’s Gas: Power restoration services