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Miami Foundation Establishes Caribbean Community Relief Fund To Support Relief Efforts In Dominica

– Tropical Storm Erika Impacts Thousands –

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika, the Miami Foundation has established The Caribbean Community Relief Fund to provide financial support for ongoing relief efforts on the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica.

Established in 1967, The Miami Foundation uses civic leadership, community investment and philanthropy to advance a better quality of life for everyone who calls Miami and South Florida home. The Miami Foundation partners with individuals, families and corporations to create more than 1,000 personalized, philanthropic Funds and manages over m $225 million in assets and grants.
In collaboration with Dominican community leaders, The Caribbean Community Relief Fund is expected to bolster national disaster relief efforts on the island of Dominica due to the effects of Tropical Storm Erika. The Foundation will provide strict oversight and accountability of the Fund by the Board of Trustees of the Miami Foundation.

Tax deductible donations to support relief efforts in Dominica can be made through the following options:

Via Check: Make checks payable to “The Miami Foundation” and include the Fund name “The Caribbean Community Relief Fund” in the memo line of the check. Mail checks to The Miami Foundation, 40 Northwest 3rd Street, Suite 305, Miami, FL 33128.

Via Credit Card at Direct Link: Visit and submit payment through The Miami Foundation website.

Via Cash Wire or Stock Transfer: Please contact The Miami Foundation at 305.371.2711 for cash wiring or stock transfer instructions when needed.

The Miami Foundation will provide a tax acknowledgment letter to all donors, including in kind, to The Caribbean Community Relief Fund. For more information on local coordinated relief efforts, call Miguel Murphy at (305) 761-9799 or [email protected].

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