Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids Sends Emergency Grants to Orlando

6/16/2016 5:03pm

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has announced that $150,000 will be donated on behalf of the Broadway community and all Broadway Cares supporters to three service organizations in central Florida committed to reaching out and providing emergency assistance to the victims of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting, and their families and friends. Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS this week will award emergency grants of $50,000 each to Equality Florida, the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida in Orlando and the OneOrlando Fund. Equality Florida (eqfl.org)is the largest civil rights organization dedicated to securing full equality for Florida's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The GLBT Center of Central Florida (thecenterorlando.org) is organizing and offering a range of frontline, on-the-ground services to families, friends and others most affected by the shootings, including crisis counseling and an emergency hotline.  The OneOrlando Fund (oneorlando.org) was set up by Mayor Buddy Dyer and the city of Orlando this week specifically to respond to short-term and long-term needs, supporting and starting projects to strengthen the entire Orlando community. For more information, please visit  broadwaycares.org. Press contact: Boneau/Bryan-Brown (212/575-3030)...