Holly Bynoe (ARC Magazine) informs us that Kevin Lyttle and the Janice Lyttle Foundation have established a relief fund to support Caribbean Red Cross Flash Flood relief efforts for the Eastern Caribbean, which is helping victims of the recent excessive rainfall and flooding in St. Lucia, Dominica, and St. Vincent.
Description: In collaboration with St. Vincent born recording artist, Kevin Lyttle and his family foundation (Janice Lyttle Foundation) in St. Vincent, a tax exempt Relief Fund (Eastern Caribbean Flood Relief Fund) has been established in the United States to facilitate receipt of tax deductible financial contributions to support relief efforts of the recent flash floods on Christmas Day through the Red Cross societies of the impacted islands of St. Lucia, Dominica and St. Vincent & Grenadines. Financial donations (100% tax deductible) can be made in the following ways:
1. Via Check: Make checks payable to “The Miami Foundation” and include the Fund name “Eastern Caribbean Flood Relief Fund” or c/o Janice Lyttle Foundation n the memo line of the check. Mail checks to:The Miami Foundation 200 South Biscayne Boulevard Suite 505 Miami, FL 33131
2. Via Credit Card: Direct link –
3. Via Cash Wire Transfer:JPMorgan Private Bank – DE 500 Stanton Christiana Rd Newark, DE 19713
EFT/ACH ABA #267 084 131; Wiring ABA # 021 000 021
Account of: The Miami Foundation; Account # 403251668
To see St. Vincent Red Cross Report of Damage as of 12-26-13, see https://www.facebook.com/notes/marlon-hill/help-eastern-caribbean-islands-recover-from-christmas-flash-floods/10151905799293152?notif_t=like
The Miami Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity that works with families, individuals and corporations to further their impact by establishing customized philanthropic vehicles such as this one. Established in 1967, The Miami Foundation has helped hundreds of people create personal, permanent and powerful legacies by establishing custom, charitable funds. With foundation expertise, Fund holders have fostered the arts, awarded scholarships, championed diversity, taught kids to read, and provided food and shelter for the hungry and homeless. More than $160 million in grants and scholarships have been awarded in the Foundation’s 45-year history. Today, the Foundation is steward to more than $170 million in charitable assets.
The Miami Foundation allows the Eastern Caribbean Flood Relief Fund to achieve its philanthropic mission and provides strict oversight and accountability of the Fund by the Board of Trustees of the Miami Foundation.
For more information on The Miami Foundation, please visit www.miamifoundation.org.
For image above (and more information on the floods) see http://thewatchers.adorraeli.com/2013/12/26/heavy-rain-floods-and-landslides-reported-in-eastern-caribbean-on-christmas-eve/