Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis to speak about Hurricane Ian relief

MIAMI – Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis plans to speak about assistance for Hurricane Ian victims Friday morning in northern Venice.

The first lady is scheduled to speak at 10:30 a.m. at Tervis Tumbler’s headquarters at 201 Triple Diamond Blvd. She promoted Florida Volunteer Foundationit is The Florida Disaster Funda public-private partnership.

The list of corporate donors included Walmart with a $1.5 million donation and Amazon, Florida Blue and Lennar with $1 million each. She also thanked Tom Brady for helping promote the fund. Josie Tamayo, general manager of Volunteer Florida, is also scheduled to speak.

To contribute to the effort, visit this pageor text DISASTER to 20222, or send a check to the Volunteer Florida Foundation, 1545 Raymond Diehl Road, Suite 250, Tallahassee, FL 32308. For more information about the fund or how to volunteer, call 1- 850-414-7400 or [email protected]

Here is a list of donations:

Walmart: $1.5 million

o Amazon: $1 million

o Centene Charitable Foundation: $1 million

o Ian MacKechnie: $1 million

o Florida Blue: $1 million

o Lennar: $1 million

Boeing: $750,000

o Publix: $500,000

o TECO: $500,000

o Simply Healthcare: $350,000

o AirBnb: $250,000

o Wells Fargo: $250,000

Verizon: $125,000

CVS: $100,000

o Duke Energy: $100,000

o Goldman Sachs: $100,000

o Rumble: $100,000

o Florida Power and Light: $50,000

o National Christian Foundation: $50,000

o PGA Tour: $25,000

o Horne: $25,000

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