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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, October 3, 2022
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Press Release

FAIRWINDS Donates $50,000 To Local And State Hurricane Relief Efforts
Giving back to the communities in which we operate is part of our DNA at FAIRWINDS

ORLANDO, FL – FAIRWINDS announced this weekend that it has made a $50,000 donation to assist with Hurricane Ian relief efforts in Central Florida and across the state.

FAIRWINDS will be directing $25,000 to the Hurricane Recovery Fund established by Heart of Florida United Way and the Central Florida Foundation. This collaborative effort announced late last week includes many corporate, individual and Foundation contributors across the region. The fund will focus on immediate needs of residents in Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties. The focus of the fund will then turn to long-term recovery efforts.

In addition, FAIRWINDS is directing $25,000 to the statewide Florida Disaster Fund championed by Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis. These donations will be directed to critical help needed for Hurricane Ian relief efforts. The funding is already being utilized by organizations in the field to help people who have been impacted by this storm.

“Giving back to the communities in which we operate is part of our DNA at FAIRWINDS,” said President and CEO of FAIRWINDS Larry Tobin. “We were honored to be asked by First Lady Casey DeSantis to be among the companies making major donations to help activate the Florida Disaster Fund, and by Heart of Florida United Way to contribute to their Disaster Fund. We will continue to provide support throughout the recovery process. We are in this together.”


FAIRWINDS Credit Union, led by President and CEO Larry Tobin, is headquartered in Orlando and is consistently ranked as one of the best financial institutions and employers in the region. Founded in 1949, the company has 619 employees. At FAIRWINDS, we want our members to achieve financial freedom. To do this we encourage our members to save more, eliminate debt, build wealth, and live generously, supporting them every step along the way. FAIRWINDS empowers members to pursue and achieve their personal and business goals by offering products and services that promote healthy spending and saving habits.