Gov. Rick Scott activates the Florida Disaster Fund

Governor Rick Scott has activated the Florida Disaster Fund to help people who are impacted by Hurricane Michael.

The Florida Disaster Fund offers financial support to communities in times of disaster.

So if you want to to make a contribution you can go to or text disaster to 20222 to make a one-time donation of $10.

Duke Energy has already donated $50,000.

Donations may be made by credit card on their secure website. This is Florida's official fund for disaster relief.