Aurora theater shooting: GivingFirst will match donations
GivingFirst.org, Community First Foundation's online giving resource for Colorado, is helping Coloradans -- such as those at last night's vigil (right) find local organizations that are dedicated to helping victims and families of the July 20 shooting -- and is matching donations up to $200,000.
"The tragedy has touched us all," says Marla Williams, the foundation's CEO. "GivingFirst.org provides a quick, secure way to find nonprofits that are assisting the victims and their families affected by this devastating occurrence -- and it allows people to donate to multiple organizations at once."
Nonprofits featured on GivingFirst.org that are supporting victims and their families include Aurora Mental Health Center, Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network, Mental Health America of Colorado, Bonfils Blood Foundation, Metro Crisis Services Inc., Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance, and Denver Center for Crime Victims. Find out more here.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Westword's biggest stories.
- Marijuana Strain Review: Mint Chocolate Chip at Canna-bis
- Reader: Big Hotels Would Like to Kill Short Term Rentals
- What Pisses Off Five Points Residents?