The San Diego Flood Response Fund at San Diego Basis has raised $832,000 in donations, together with a $100,000 earned match authorized by the SDF Board of Governors, officers introduced Tuesday.
The board authorized the $1-for-$2 match, as much as $500,000, on Feb. 1.
“For each $2 raised, San Diego Basis will match it with $1, growing our dedication to a possible $600,000 and creating the chance to lift at the very least $1.5 million to assist nonprofits aiding survivors of the January 22 flood,” mentioned Mark Stuart, president and CEO of SDF. “The generosity of San Diegans all through the county is aiding within the restoration of these impacted by serving to to supply shelter, clothes and sizzling meals to households whose lives have been upended by flooding. We’re grateful for each contribution.”
Moreover, a $190,000 grant was authorized by the SDF Board of Governors this week for YMCA of San Diego County to supply housing vouchers to greater than 400 native adults and youngsters displaced by the flood, an announcement from the inspiration learn.
In complete, $305,000 in grants have been made to this point.
Nonprofits with the flexibility to assist these impacted by the current flooding are inspired to use for funds and may evaluation grant tips and entry the grant software at SDFoundation.org/floodresponse.
–Metropolis Information Service