The Vegas Strong Fund is still completing its needs assessment, fund chairwoman Jan Jones Blackhurst said.
More than 1,700 people submitted comments to the Las Vegas Victims’ Fund, providing feedback on the plan to distribute raised money to victims and survivors of the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting.
The fundraising effort in the aftermath of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history has been muted compared to other tragedies.
A group of Route 91 Harvest festival shooting survivors want a “multi-state solution” to the massive unmet financial needs of thousands of survivors.
The Las Vegas Victims’ Fund will stop collecting donations for survivors and families of victims of the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting on Jan. 31.
Victims and survivors of the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting can expect to start receiving money raised on their behalf through the Las Vegas Victims Fund around March.
If the Las Vegas Victims Fund were to match the same proportion of payments paid out to the 299 victims and their families in Orlando, Florida, following the shooting at Pulse nightclub in 2016, then the fund would need at least $560 million.
Henderson resident Shannon Fleming is raising money for Las Vegas shooting victims on her website, wtfclothing.net, but she doesn’t know what to do with the money.
Over $10.6 million has raised so far to help pay for Arjune’s expenses, as well as those of the 488 others who were injured and 58 who died during the Oct. 1 shooting.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. and the Adelson Family Foundation said Thursday that they have established a $4 million relief fund in memory of those who lost their lives in Sunday’s mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip.