The Community Foundation and Partners Announce Establishment of the COVID-19 Response Fund
Over $3.3M raised for communities in need as of 5/16
West Palm Beach, FL (March 15, 2020) – The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, in partnership with philanthropists, business leaders, and governmental entities, announces the establishment of the COVID-19 Response Fund to address the needs of local residents affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
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The collaboration between government, business, and philanthropy raised nearly $500,000 in less than 48 hours. Contributions include $100,000 from Meredith Trim and Jim Robo, $100,000 from Florida Power & Light Company, $100,000 from the Stoops Family Foundation, $100,000 from the Marjorie S. Fisher Fund, $100,000 from Michael and Jacky Ferro, $100,000 from the Brooks Koepka Foundation Fund, and $100,000 from the Community Foundation. Additional funding partners include SBA Communication Corporation, Sherry and Tom Barrat, Julie and Peter Cummings, Susan and Peter Brockway, and others to be added.
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The Community Foundation and its partners are committed to facilitating a community-wide fundraising effort to support those in need,”
said Brad Hurlburt, president and CEO of the Foundation.
“Together, we will serve as a critical resource for our community.”