Charities and state agencies are rushing to support people who were displaced by the catastrophe that leveled part of a large condominium building in Surfside, Fla., with officials calling for donations from the public. The massive response to the tragedy includes a push to help victims who’ve been displaced from their homes — and a Florida aid organization and state officials listed ways the public can help.
“Two main funds have been launched by trustworthy, local organizations to receive monetary donations: Support Surfside and the Surfside Building Collapse Victim Fund,” the Florida Division of Emergency Management said Friday, citing guidance from Volunteer Florida.
In addition to those resources, member station WLRN in Miami has compiled a list of ways to help, including local charities and blood drives.
Miami, Hope Animal Crisis Response, Neighbors to Neighbors, Jewish Community Services, Catholic Charities, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Florida Regional Interfaith/Inter-Agency Emergency Network for Disaster.
Read more at NPR.