5 Ways To Help Las Vegas Victims
Are you feeling helpless with the mass shooting in Las Vegas? There are plenty of ways to help.
1. The Las Vegas Victims' Fund Via GoFundMe
The Clark County Commission Chair from Las Vegas. Steve Sisolak, started the go fund me page as a way of raising funds to assist the victims of the tragic Las Vegas shooting.
Funds will be used to provide relief and financial support to the victims and families of the horrific Las Vegas mass shooting. Raised so far is $3,333,656 of $4.0M goal.
2. Make A Monetary Donation To The Red Cross.
You can dedicate the donation as a gift from a friend or loved one. Remember all donations are tax deductible.
To donate by check or to a specific cause, please complete this donation form by printing and mailing to:
American Red Cross
PO Box 37839
Boone, IA 50037-0839
To donate by phone or to get assistance with your donation, please contact us at 1-800-HELP NOW (1-800-435-7669).
The American National Red Cross is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to the American National Red Cross are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. The Red Cross' tax identification number is 53-0196605.
You can also donate directly to the Nevada Red Cross.
3. Donate Blood In Honor Of The Las Vegas Shooting Victims.
You can donate blood to any local chapter of the American Red Cross in CNY. No, your blood probably won't make it to Las Vegas, but it will make you feel like you're doing your part to help.
4. Trained Trauma Counselors Are Needed
Are you a counselor? Have some vacation you can use? The Mandalay Bay Resort tweeted that it was in need of certified trauma counselors to help those in need.
"We are in need of certified trauma counselors if you can volunteer your time please go to Circus Circus - Ballroom D, where you'll be giving an assignment. Ask for Tommy Gorbal. We are grateful for the support of our community following the tragic events in Las Vegas last night. Crisis counselors are available for any guests or employee who needs to speak with someone. The following phone numbers have been established 702-836-6655 or 877-967-7711. Additionally, we are working to set up locations at all MGM Resort properties where guests and employees can speak to a counselor in person"
5. Donate To The National Compassion Fund.
The National Compassion Fund (The Fund) is a safe, transparent way for the public to give directly to the victims of mass casualty crimes, including shootings and terrorist attacks. Contribute directly to support the immediate and long-term needs of the victims of the October 1st shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. Your gift will provide critical support to the victims and their families.
100% of the funds received through the National Compassion Fund Las Vegas will be distributed directly to victims. Donations to the Fund are held separately from general donations to the National Center for Victims of Crime.
You can also send a check payable to the “National Compassion Fund,” note Las Vegas in the memo field and mail to:
National Center for Victims of Crime
ATTN: National Compassion Fund Las Vegas
2000 M Street, NW, Suite 480
Washington, DC 20036