Walt Disney Company Donates $1 Million To Florida Disaster Fund In Aftermath of Hurricane Michael
By Space Coast Daily // October 13, 2018
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida today thanked the Walt Disney Company for its support and generous donation of $1 million to the Florida Disaster Fund, which was activated by Governor Scott to aid those impacted by Hurricane Michael.
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.
To make a contribution, visit www.FloridaDisasterFund.org or text DISASTER to 20222 to make a donation of $10.
“We are extremely thankful for Walt Disney Company’s support of the Florida Disaster Fund,” said Governor Rick Scott.
“This funding will support disaster response and recovery efforts and help Floridians affected by Hurricane Michael. This funding will go directly towards relief efforts in areas impacted by Hurricane Michael.”
Walt Disney Company CEO Robert A. Iger said, “All of us here at Disney have the families and communities impacted by this powerful storm in our hearts. Florida has been our home for almost 50 years, and our contribution will support our neighbors as they rebuild their communities in the wake of this powerful storm.”
Volunteer Florida CEO David Mica Jr. said, “Right now, so many people are watching the news, seeing the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael and asking what they can do. This is what they can do – donate to the Florida Disaster Fund and provide both immediate relief and long-term recovery for their friends, neighbors and affected Floridians.”
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