Show support for Jan. 8th Shooting Victims

7 years ago
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Please take some time out today and show your support for the January 8th shootings victims by visiting these sites below. Please donate and give support to these great causes.

Gabrielle Giffords

 

American Red Cross

Donations Accepted in Honor of Giffords Congresswoman's Husband Suggests a Gift to Red Cross
TUCSON, Monday, January 11, 2011 -- The American Red Cross Southern Arizona Chapter is accepting donations for those who wish to honor Representative Gabrielle Giffords. The Southern Arizona Chapter was suggested by the Giffords Family in a statement released by Mark Kelly, Giffords husband. Click here to donate.

Read the full press release here.

Community Foundation for Southern Arizona

Memorial Fund Announced for Donations in Honor of Christina Taylor Green
The family of Christina Taylor Green, killed in the tragic shooting in Tucson on Saturday, January 8, 2011, has announced the creation of a charitable memorial fund to honor the life and memory of this special little girl. The fund will be held by the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona. Click here to donate.

Read the full press release here.
Read the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona press release here.

Tucson Tragedy Victim Fund

Tucson Tragedy Victim Fund

A local nonprofit victim services organization, Homicide Survivors, lnc., has set up a fund to help the victims, witnesses, and their families. The Tucson Tragedy Victim Fund will be earmarked specifically to help victims, witnesses, and families of the January 8,2011 mass shooting. The funds will be available to help cover expenses not covered by other sources, such as medical costs, mental health expenses, loss of wages, and funeral expenses.

If you are interested in making a tax-deductible donation, please send a check or money order to:

Tucson Tragedy Victim Fund
c/o Homicide Survivors, Inc.
32 N. Stone Ave., Ste. 1408
Tucson, AZ 85701

Read the full press release here.

Community Food Bank

Gabrielle Giffords Hunger Fund Established
In a statement released Sunday night Mark Kelly, husband of Gabrielle Giffords, stated:

“Many of you have offered help. There is little that we can do but pray for those who are struggling. If you are inspired to make a positive gesture, consider two organizations that Gabby has long valued and supported: Tucson’s Community Food Bank and the American Red Cross”

The Community Food Bank in Tucson has established a special fund for those who wish to donate in the name of Representative Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of the January 8th tragedy. The Gabrielle Giffords Hunger Fund will be established immediately. Click here to donate.

Unitied Blood Services

United Blood Services
In a statement released Sunday night Mark Kelly, husband of Gabrielle Giffords, stated:

"United Blood Services exists to make a difference in people’s lives by bringing together the best people, inspiring people to donate blood, producing a safe and ample blood supply, advancing cutting-edge research and embracing continuous quality improvement." Click here to donate.

Ben's Bells Project

Ben's Bells Project
Our mission is to inspire, educate and motivate each other to realize the impact of intentional kindness and to empower individuals to act according to that awareness, thereby changing our world. Click here to donate.

 

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