How to help those impacted by Surfside condo collapse

people's belongings can be seen in Champlain Towers South condominium building after partial collapse, June 24, 2021
Posted at 11:42 AM, Jun 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-02 13:25:24-04

SURFSIDE, Fla. — Numerous organizations and people have stepped up to help those impacted by the Surfside condominium collapse.

If you're looking to help, we've compiled a list below of ways to donate.

  • Coral Gables Community Foundation, the Miami Foundation, and the Key Biscayne Community Foundation are asking people to contribute to The Surfside Hardship Fund.
  • The town of Surfside activated a form online for Miami-Dade County residents who want to volunteer to help the families of the victims. You must specify the service you can provide. You can fill out the official volunteer form here.
  • The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is creating an emergency fund for short-term and long-term needs. They accept checks with the notation Surfside Building Collapse at 4200 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33137. They are also accepting donations via credit card. For more information about the fund, call 305-576-4000 or click here.
  • The Shul of Bal Harbour is accepting donations for those impacted by the collapse. Click here to donate.
  • The Miami Heat Charitable Fund is working with the humanitarian organization Direct Relief and raising funds to help survivors and first responders. Click here to donate.
  • GoFundMe launched a centralized hub identifying all verified fundraisers. Click here to donate.
  • Florida Blue and New Directions Behavioral Health are offering a free bilingual grief counseling hotline by calling 833-848-1762.