State department opens investigation after complaints filed on The Center

By : Jeremy Williams
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The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs is investigating two separate complaints on how the GLBT Center of Central Florida conducted the handling of donations in the days and weeks after the Pulse shooting June 12, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

The complaints, one filed in September and the other in November, ask the DACA to look into the managing of gift cards coming into the Center as well as the handling of donations of computers and money after Pulse.

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Major Pulse funds join forces

By : Jamie Hyman
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Orlando – The GLBT Center, National Compassion Fund and Equality Florida are teaming up with the city of Orlando to distribute funds raised for Pulse shooting victims, survivors and their families.

The city’s fund is called OneOrlando and its total is not publicly published, but as of June 30, OneOrlando, EQFL and The Center combined had raised more than $17 million. As of July 6, EQFL’s fund stood at nearly $7 million and The Center’s total was $545,022.

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