Surfside Information & Support
July 15, 2021
The community's generous support of Surfside is greatly appreciated
Our thoughts are with the Town of Surfside. The community's generous support of Surfside during this difficult time is greatly appreciated. Donations continue to be accepted through many of the organizations listed in this article. Here are a list of resources that are available to provide and receive support.
Miami-Dade County Emergency Management
Visit Miami-Dade County's Emergency Management's dedicated website https://www.miamidade.gov/global/emergency/building-collapse/home.page for a list of resources, which includes:
• Surfside family information and reunification
• The ability to open a missing person report
• Updates from the Town of Surfside: https://www.townofsurfsidefl.gov
The Coral Gables Community Foundation, The Key Biscayne Community Foundation, The Knight Foundation, The Miami Foundation, Miami HEAT and Miami HEAT Charitable Fund are standing together to build a hardship fund for those impacted by the terrible tragedy that happened in Surfside.
United Way – Operation Helping Hands
Donate to help families affected by this tragedy. You can also sign up to be an emergency relief volunteer.
The Chesed Fund
In response to the terrible tragedy which struck the Miami community The Shul of Bal Harbour has created a central fund to be dispersed as needed directly to the victims and families.
Greater Miami Jewish Federation
The Greater Miami Jewish Federation has opened an emergency assistance fund for the short- and long-term needs of those in our community affected by the tragic collapse of Champlain Towers South in Surfside, FL during the early morning hours of Thursday, June 24, 2021.
The Federation together with its partners — Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS) and Mishkan Miami: The Jewish Connection for Spiritual Support — will be providing financial assistance, chaplaincy support, crisis counseling and social services to people impacted by the tragedy.
State of Florida Governor
Governor DeSantis Launched surfsidestrength.com to provide support for survivors, families and first responders. The Governor announced that federal, state, local, private sector and nonprofit partners have come together to create surfsidestrength.com, an emotional support and assistance platform for survivors, families, first responders and those affected by the tragedy in Surfside to receive much-needed support to persevere.