The new ICBA Foundation Disaster Relief Program has raised more than $25,000 in its first 48 hours to assist community bank employees affected by Hurricane Ian—but more donations are needed from community bankers nationwide to support industry colleagues in Florida.

About: Launched this week in coordination with the Florida Bankers Association, the ICBA Foundation Disaster Relief Program supports ICBA-affiliated state associations that request fundraising when areas of their state have been affected by presidentially declared or state governor-declared disasters.

Current Campaign: With the new program currently dedicating donations to support employees and families of Florida’s community banks affected by Hurricane Ian, ICBA is matching the first $50,000 raised to help donations go further in supporting relief.

Spread the Word: Community bankers can also share ICBA’s campaign supporting Florida community bank employees on Twitter and LinkedIn.

How to Donate: The foundation’s webpage allows individuals, organizations, and community banks to make tax-deductible donations to assist community banker colleagues in their time of need. The ICBA Foundation does not use any collected funds to pay the costs of administering this program.