As the families of victims from last Friday’s tragic shooting in Aurora, Colorado continue to mourn the loss of their loved ones, the rest of the country is watching with saddened hearts wondering what they can do to help. Here at ONEHOPE, we’ve always made it our mission to share important causes with the masses, which is why we’ve selected the Denver Center for Crime Victimsas this week’s Charity Tuesday.
Donations will go directly to the center’s Emergency fund and used to assist victims and their families with medical treatment, transportation of family members, and other urgent services. We also encourage you to donate directly to the organization here, where you can earmark donations to the Aurora shooting victims. Below is a list of other organizations that are directly helping the victims and families of the Aurora shooting that you can support:
- Aurora Mental Health Center: an organization offering a crisis counseling for victims, family members, and members of the community who have been affected by the tragedy.
- Bonfils Blood Center: this blood center distributed nerly 350 units of blood in the hours immediately following the tragic shooting. Your contribution of funding or blood helps victims by providing life-saving blood transfusions.
- Metro Crisis Services: free, 24/7 service available to all those experiencing mental and emotional effects after the shooting last week
- Safe2Tell: formed after the Columbine tragedy, this organization in the leader in coordinated responses after a shooting
As with every ONEHOPEWINE.com purchase, you are empowered to choose where we give to. If you feel like you are searching for how you can do something, feel something, change something, then you’re already on the right track. Thank you for your support and please remember to hug your loved ones today. Let’s try to start the healing today.