The OneOrlando Fund, established by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer in response to the Pulse shooting, has now raised more than $9 million.
Last week The Walt Disney Company made headlines with a $1 million donation to the fund. Other major donors include Darden Restaurants, $500,000; The Orlando Magic, $100,000; JetBlue, $100,000; and Mears, $50,000.
"The purpose of the Fund is to provide a way to help respond to the needs of our community, now and in the time to come," Dyer told the Orlando Sentinel.
The monies will be used to assist those affected by the massacre in Orlando.
“We are heartbroken by this tragedy and hope our commitment will help those in the community affected by this senseless act,” said Bob Chapek, chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts last week in a prepared statement. “With 74,000 Cast Members who call Orlando home, we mourn the loss of the victims and offer our condolences to their families, friends and loved ones.”
In addition Disney is providing complimentary accommodations for the families and friends of the victims.
The funds will be given to the Central Florida Foundation, who will oversee the distribution.
Visit OneOrlando.org to donate to the fund or for more information. Donations to help the victims and their families are also being accepted through an Equality Florida GoFundMe page and a fund set up by the LGBT Center in Orlando.