CFF News Archives

Hurricane Harvey Relief & How You Can Help

August 29 2017 • CFF Staff

{image:url:title} We have all been closely watching the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey in Houston. And, as you can imagine, the true degree of the damage will be uncovered in the days ahead. If you would like to support relief work in the Houston area following Hurricane Harvey, you may contribute...

Round-Up: Vol. 1

August 28 2017 • Mark Brewer

{image:url:title} This is the first update in a new series of round-ups that we’ll be sharing to keep you in the loop with all that’s happening at Central Florida Foundation. Be sure to follow along on social media to get the updates in real time! Here we go… Here’s the August...

Central Florida Foundation's Better Together Fund Continues Mission of Healing for Pulse Survivors, Community
Fund Invests in Nonprofit Relief, Long Term Aid

August 16 2017 • CFF Staff

{image:url:title} ORLANDO, Fla. (August 16, 2017) – The Better Together Fund, an initiative at Central Florida Foundation created in response to the Pulse nightclub tragedy, continues to provide support and aid to the community on its road to healing. Since launching in June 2016, the Fund has received more than $1.1...

Companies with a conscience: A Business Strategy of Social Responsibility
If you're in the luckiest 1% of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99%." - Warren Buffet

August 11 2017 • Avani Desai

{image:url:title} “For every product you purchase,” promises the TOMS motto, “TOMS will help a person in need.” It’s the mission statement inspired by TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie, whose heart went out to the barefoot local children he encountered during his 2006 trip to Argentina; he decided to do something proactive and...

100 Women Strong Member Spotlight: Garima Shah

August 10 2017

{image:url:title} We recently had the opportunity to get to know one of 100 Women Strong’s members, Garima Shah. Learn more about her from our conversation below. Garima is the Chief Business Development Officer at Direct Connect LLC, headquartered in the District of Columbia area. At Direct Connect, a provider of payment...

“Impact Families” to address underlying issues of housing stability, employment, income

August 04 2017 • CFF Staff

{image:url:title} ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 4, 2017 – The Central Florida Commission on Homelessness today announces the launch of Impact Families, a pilot program intended to test and evaluate a new system of care for families who find themselves homeless in our region. The demonstration pilot will focus on increasing housing stability...

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