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June 14, 2016: Supporting the People of Orlando

The Boston Foundation, including our staff, board, donors, and community partners, join with the people of Orlando, Florida in mourning the victims of the horrific mass shooting that took place on June 12th. If you’d like to learn more about how you can support the communities affected by this tragedy, please see the links below:

  1) The Central Florida Foundation has created the Better Together Fund to support: nonprofits that are supporting the victims and families; the LGBTQ, Hispanic, faith and other affected communities; underlying causes of this tragic event (not related to policy or advocacy); and other needs that cannot be anticipated until we face them.

  2) The City of Orlando has created the OneOrlando Fund to give funds directly to victims and their families.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to the Boston Foundation’s Donor Services team with any questions.

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