The first line of support in many mass shooting cases is to financially assist the families of the victims, the injured, and the communities where the tragedy took place.
To support the families of the Uvalde tragedy, GoFundMe has verified fundraisers for those affected and First State Bank of Uvalde has launched a memorial fund:
Additionally, the National Compassion Fund, San Antonio Area Foundation, and Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country have partnered for Uvalde Strong Funds:
To support the families of the Buffalo tragedy, GoFundMe has a Buffalo 5/14 Survivors Verified Fund created by the National Compassion Fund:
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo and United Way of Buffalo and Erie County also created the Buffalo Together Community Response Fund which supports the community in the predominantly black neighborhood where the shooting took place:
Simply being informed and educated about the contributing factors to mass shootings can help you help. Many nonprofits are working to avoid the next shooting in Uvalde, Buffalo, Parkland or Sandy Hook. Identify the issues that affect you the most and find ways to support those causes.
There are many ways for you to make your voice heard.