Our Hearts Are With Orlando

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We at The Community Foundation are heartbroken by the tragedy in Orlando. Our thoughts are with the victims and their loved ones. Our thoughts are, too, with the entire LGBTQ community in Orlando and beyond. This is a senseless, horrific act of hate and terror. We as a nation should not only condemn it – but work actively to understand and address the root causes of it, and to create communities where equality and respect are the cornerstone of how we treat each other.

So many of us want to help. The following organizations have comprehensive lists of resources to help you contribute – click to learn more:

Central Florida Foundation and the City of Orlando

The Florida Philanthropic Network

LGBTQ Funders for Equality

We encourage you to do anything you can to help, now and in the days and months to come. We will keep you updated on the work of our sister foundations in Florida and additional opportunities to help the victims, their loved ones, and the Orlando community to heal.

 

Bruce McNamer
President & CEO, The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region