Direct & Financial Assistance to victims of disaster
District 6880 Foundation is established as a 501 (c) (3) entity to serve as a repository of funds to support victims of disaster in the Rotary District 6880.
Hurricane Michael was the third-most intense Atlantic hurricane to make landfall in the United States in terms of pressure, behind the 1935 Labor Day hurricane and Hurricane Camille of 1969, as well as the strongest storm in terms of maximum sustained wind speed to strike the contiguous United States since Andrew in 1992. In addition, it was the strongest storm on record in the Florida Panhandle, and was the fourth-strongest landfalling hurricane in the contiguous United States, in terms of wind speed.
Hurricane Michael made landfall in Florida on October 10, 2018 as a category 4 storm. At least 72 deaths hav been attributed to the storm, including 57 in the United States and 15 in Central America. Hurricane Michael caused an estimated $25.1 billion in damages.
Rotary District 6880 Foundation contributed $1,000 toward recovery efforts after Hurricane Michael.