Uvalde, Texas, is reeling from the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history after a gunman killed at least 19 children and two adults at Robb Elementary School on Tuesday.
Here’s how to help:
OPTION 1: Donate Blood
The largest transfuser of blood in the San Antonio area — is encouraging community members to donate blood to hospitals and centers.
- If you live near Uvalde, you can donate blood at https://donor.southtexasblood.org/donor/schedules/geo
- If you live outside of Uvalde, make an appointment at https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/blood-donation-process/donation-process-overview.html
OPTION 2: Donate Funds
- The school district in Uvalde has opened an official account with First State Bank of Uvalde to support Robb Elementary families affected by the tragedy. People can send checks through the mail (payable to the "Robb School Memorial Fund") or donate money through Zelle to email@example.com
- People can donate directly to a Uvalde Victims Relief Fund created by University Health: https://www.universityhealthsystem.com/ways-to-give/donate-to-a-fund
OPTION 3: Volunteer Legal Assistance
The San Antonio Legal Services Association is seeking volunteer attorneys who are licensed to practice in the state of Texas. For more details: https://www.facebook.com/106243277710692/posts/pfbid0VwjKrhfAqGVvEep5uuifR3hRE2V8QznvQeyoQDWKNPBGvU85o6KDnDEohSHJ5QyRl/
ThatHelps will continue to update options to help as they become available.