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Zappos offers to cover funeral costs of Las Vegas shooting victims

Updated October 13, 2017 - 5:22 pm

Online retailer Zappos will cover the funeral costs of any of the 58 families affected by the Las Vegas Strip shooting who approach the company.

Zappos, based in downtown Las Vegas, also will match up to $1 million donated through crowdrise.com, according to a company statement. The company will cover all fees.

As of Thursday, the company had raised about $348,000.

A casket alone can cost between $2,000 and $10,000, according to the Federal Trade Commission.

Donors from all over the world have contributed more than $15 million so far for victims of the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting Oct. 1.

Contact Wade Tyler Millward at wmillward@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-4602. Follow @wademillward on Twitter.

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