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(Fort Lauderdale, Fla) – As part of an effort to help students and families in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Broward Education Foundation has established an online fundraising campaign in which 100 percent of contributions will benefit the most vulnerable and hardest hit in the community. Donations can be made at

“Our goal is to give a sense of normalcy back to Broward County Public School students, teachers and families affected by Hurricane Irma,” said Broward Education Foundation Executive Director Shea Ciriago. “Funds raised through the generous support of companies, organizations and individual donors will be awarded based on need.”

Broward Education Foundation is a Florida 501(c)3 organization and the only one solely designated to support Broward County Public Schools.

About the Broward Education Foundation:

Established in 1983, the nonprofit Broward Education Foundation (BEF) aligns with Broward County Public Schools by providing support for innovative teaching to advance Pre K-12 achievement; critically needed educational materials for Title I school teachers and students, and scholarships for qualified high school seniors.  Each year, the Foundation contributes more than $3 million to Broward County schools, serving as the catalyst for educational excellence.

For more information, call 754-321-2030, visit, like our Facebook page at or follow us on twitter @BrowardEdFound.