About the Fund
United Way of Northeast Florida, United Way of St. Johns County, The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida and the Jewish Federation of Jacksonville have established the Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund to help those affected by Hurricane Matthew in Northeast Florida. Every dollar donated up to $250,000 will be generously matched by the Jessie Ball duPont Fund. Learn more from the official press release on our blog.
If you prefer to donate by check, please pay to the order of United Way of Northeast Florida and mail to P.O. Box 41428, Jacksonville, FL 32203-1428. Be sure to note “Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund” on the check.
Assistance and Volunteer Information
If you’re in need of assistance: Dial 2-1-1 , United Way’s free health, social and human services referral hotline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The 2-1-1 network provides access to more than 4,000 community programs. You may also dial 1-904-632-0600 to access a United Way 2-1-1 call center specialist.
Volunteer information: If you’re interested in volunteering to help with Hurricane Matthew relief visit HandsOn Jacksonville’s website.
To Apply for Funding
If you represent a nonprofit organization that might be eligible to apply for Relief Fund dollars, complete a pre-application.
For a list of frequently asked questions about Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund, download the link here.