Dalsimer Atlas is deeply saddened by the shooting in Orlando that has so far claimed the lives of 50 victims and left another 53 with serious injuries. Our condolences go out to everyone affected by this senseless tragedy, and to the families and friends of those whose lives were lost. Here are 4 ways you can help…
● What You Can Do to Help the Orlando Shooting Victims and Their Families ●
1 Equality Florida, a local LGBT civil rights organization, has set up a GoFundMe page to support the Pulse nightclub shooting victims and their families. More than $2 million has already been donated as of Monday afternoon. Donate here.
2 Planting Peace, a LGBTQ advocacy nonprofit, has launched a CrowdRise campaign to help cover the victims’ medical costs, as well as funeral costs. Donate here.
3 CrowdRise has also launched a larger relief fund supporting a number of charitable causes, both those helping the victims of the Orlando shooting, as well as those working long-term to address issues of inequality and gun safety. Donate here.
4 The GLBT Community Center of Central Florida is running an emergency hotline and providing grief counselors. They have also set up a GoFundMe page, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Orlando shooting victims and their families. Donate here.
● Please share this post with others looking for ways to help. ●