Hurricane Michael caused devastation throughout the Florida Panhandle and into South Georgia. Many of our Big Bend communities have been severely affected including Marianna, Wakulla County, Apalachicola, St. George Island, Mexico Beach, Eastpoint, Port St. Joe, Liberty/Calhoun Counties and Gadsden County.

After the destruction of Hurricane Michael we know many are seeking help or seeking ways to help.

Ways to Help - Immediate Recovery

Below are organizations with a local presence currently providing hurricane relief in the impacted communities:

*These organizations are provided for informational purposes only. The Community Foundation does not make any representations or warranties with regard to the nonprofits listed above.


Ways to Help - Long Term Recovery

The Community Foundation of North Florida's Disaster Relief Fund will focus on the long term recovery from Hurricane Michael. Devastation of this level can take years to recover from, particularly in these rural communities with limited nonprofit and philanthropic infrastructure. The Community Foundation will partner with the appropriate organizations to support this effort.

If you would like to contribute to the CFNF Disaster Relief Fund you may:

  1. Send a check to the Community Foundation of North Florida, noting it is for the Disaster Relief Fund to support Hurricane Michael.
    3600 Maclay Boulevard, Suite 200
    Tallahassee, FL  32312


  1. Donate via credit card HERE.

Distributions from the fund will be made to organizations that are addressing the disaster relief efforts in our area.

Where to Find Recovery Assitance

Below are resources that list available services: