Today you can get a great meal and help the victims of the Pulse nightclub tragedy at the same time. Hundreds of restaurants around the state are participating in "Dine Out for Orlando United" -- donating their proceeds for the day to the OneOrlando Fund.
Several Apopka restaurants have agreed to participate in today's "Dine Out for Orlando United" event, including:
The above list was complied using information from the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association as of this morning. New restaurants are being added daily. To see a full list of all currently participating restaurants use this link.
Forty-nine people were killed and dozens more were wounded in this month's attack inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. The OneOrlando Fund is handling the collection and distribution of donations to the victims and their families.
"We are grateful for the support and leadership of Florida's hospitality industry as we continue to work together to help the victims of this tragedy. We want to encourage everybody to dine out on June 30 to help raise money for the families of the victims," said Buddy Dyer, Orlando's mayor.
The list of participating restaurants includes everything from coffee shops to steak houses. Check the list before you head out the door.