How to help mass shooting victims in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio — fundraising, blood donations – CBS News
The cities of El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, are reeling from mass shootings that have left more than 30 people dead. On Saturday in El Paso, a gunmanand killed 22 people and injured 22 others. Less than a day later, when a gunman opened fire in a popular nightlife district in Dayton.
Many of the wounded are still recovering and the families of those who lost loved ones are remembering them in vigils and community events.
Here are some ways to help the victims.
CBS affiliate WHIO-TV and its radio sister station have partnered with the Dayton Foundation to raise money. You can help the Dayton community by donating to the Dayton Foundation’s Oregon District Tragedy Fund. WHIO-TV said the funds will be used to support the needs of those affected by the event.
Visit bloodhero.com or call 877-258-4825 to make an appointment if you’re nearby El Paso.
The American Red Cross is accepting donations online.
Public Good has launched a fundraiser benefiting Dayton and El Paso victims.