The Tuesday following Black Friday is designated as Giving Tuesday, which is a movement that encourages people to help others through donations of money and time.
Thousands of organizations in the state have signed up to participate, including the Orlando and Central Florida area. And the need is even greater with the pandemic and subsequent job losses this year.
Even $1-$5 will help, when multiplied by others giving, and some donations will be matched when made today.
If you don’t have a specific cause in mind, may we suggest the following organizations we feel do a lot of good in Central Florida:
As Hurricane Ian gets nearer to Central Florida, a lot of attractions are closing, and events are being cancelled.
Here is the current list of closings, postponements, cancellations and more. I’ve just listed the days of the week below, but for clarification I’m referring to: Tuesday, September 27; Wednesday, September 28; Thursday, September 29; and Friday, September 30, 2022.
This list will be updated as needed on a daily basis, so please bookmark it.
Brightline is working on the Orlando extension project to build a the rail line from Orlando to West Palm Beach, and has announced the following lane closures, work zone, railroad crossing, and bridge work information for Orange County this month.
Motorists and watercraft should proceed with extra caution through work zones and adhere to posted detour signs, speed limits and other signage.
The Sixth Annual CommUNITY Rainbow Run & CommUNITY Festival benefiting onePULSE Foundation and the National Pulse Memorial & Museum will be held this Saturday, June 4 at Wadeview Park (2177 S Summerlin Avenue) in downtown Orlando.
The 4.9K run honors the 49 people killed in the Pulse nightclub tragedy, survivors and first responders.