Airbnb to offer free, temporary housing for hurricane victims
Published: Oct. 4, 2022 at 2:23 PM CDT
(CNN) - Airbnb is offering free and discounted temporary housing to the victims of Hurricane Ian in Florida.
The company announced in a news release Sunday that it will use $5 million to give shelter to people whose homes were lost or severely damaged and to first responders helping in the recovery process.
The company is working with local non-profits to find places for people to stay, including Global Empowerment Mission, CORE Response, Operation Blessing and Inspiritus.
Anyone who is displaced and looking for accommodations can go to Airbnb’s website for more information.
The company also announced it donated $250,000 to Florida Disaster Fund.
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