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Several fake GoFundMe accounts were created in the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High shooting. Both the Broward County Sheriff's Office and GoFundMe want to point you to pages that are officially sanctioned by the Broward Education Foundation. Official GoFundMe campaign | Official Stoneman Douglas Victims' Fund (Spectrum News 13 is not affiliated with these pages.)
The Orlando Big Band is performing at the Bob Carr Theater in downtown Orlando on Saturday, Oct. 21. The benefit event will help raise money for the American Cancer Society and raise awareness for National Cancer Month. For tickets to the event, go to the Dr. Phillips Center ticket office, the Dr. Phillips Center website or the Orlando Big Band's website.
Website set up by the government of Puerto Rico to provide updates on gas supplies, power outages, flights and water. Go to http://status.pr/.
Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration: For people seeking information on finding loved ones on the island, send an email to Maria1@PRFAA.gov.
For more information on relatives, go to the PRFAA.gov website at http://prfaa.pr.gov/unitedforpuertorico/
Register with FEMA as soon as possible. If you preregistered with FEMA, you do not have to apply again. If you have phone and/or internet access, you may register online at DisasterAssistance.gov, or on the FEMA Mobile App or by calling 800-621-3362 (FEMA).
Applicants who use 711 or Video Relay Service may also call 800-621-3362. People who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech disability and use a TTY may call 800-462-7585. The numbers are open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET, seven days a week. Multilingual operators are available.
To contact the Small Business Administration for disaster loan assistance, go online to Disasterloan.sba.gov/ela or call 800-659-2955.
Central Floridians in need of services can call United Way's Information & Assistance Helpline at 211 to speak with a crisis specialist. The 211 line is available and staffed 24/7. Residents can also text their zip code to 898211 to connect via text message.
To donate to the United Way Hurricane Relief Fund: www.HFUW.org/Hurricane. All proceeds go toward hurricane recovery.
For volunteer opportunities, please call 1-800-FL-Help-1 or go to https://www.volunteerflorida.org/irma
Retired Army veteran Delphine Metcalf-Foster was recently elected national commander of the Disabled American Veterans. She's the first woman elected to lead one of the country's major veterans service organizations. For more information about the 1.3-million member organization, go to https://www.dav.org/ or call 1-877-I AM A VET.
For more information on financial assistance with utility bills, visit Orange County Community Action or call 407-836-7429, or visit Salvation Army Emergency Financial Assistance or call 407-423-8581, extension 26491.
Watch our Extra on the Web segment every weekend to get connected with some hottest websites and apps currently burning up the internet.
October 8 - nerdwriter1
Great thought provoking essays on TV shows and movies. This is a Youtube channel and will really get you thinking.
October 1 - mini-magazine
Fashion conscious mothers will enjoy this mini-magainze with lots of childcare tips and heolpful products.
September 24 - seeker.com
More interest story content based on what kind of info you are seeking.
September 17 - Louvre images app
September 3 - How It Works by Planet Factory Interactive
Teaches children how the world works in six different areas. Here is a link in iTunes
August 27 - theconversation.com
Great place for hard driving academic talk. Put on your thick skin and thinking caps for stimulating thought.
August 20 - nasa.gov
Your go to source for everything eclipse. Great graphics, viewing tips, always top notch science.
August 13 - quikly app (iTunes)
The fastest, easiest way to add a contact to your phone list. Two steps and your data is good to go.
August 6 - lifehack.org
A website with lots of ideas how to make your life more productive, happy, and fulfilled.
July 30 - duolingo app
This app is great for learning another language at your own pace. It's free in your app store. Give it a try!
July 23 - abcletters app
Go to your app store for this free or very inexpensive program that's a great teaching tool for kids learning to spell.
July 16 - wareable.com
If you love the latest wearable tech you'll love this website with all things wareable.
July 9 - producthunt.com
Let this website do the shopping for you with original ideas and products you won't find elsewhere.
July 2 - theoutline.com
Another great pop culture content website.