How to Help Victims of the Las Vegas Mass Shooting
Vegas hospitals are swamped with victims after Sunday's attack.
After the mass shooting in Las Vegas at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival Sunday, the victim totals from the attack have grown to 59 confirmed dead and over 500 injured. Many victims have not yet been confirmed.
In response to the tragedy, the official Twitter account of the city of Las Vegas has shared various ways to help and find loved ones affected by the attack — including info about the local family reunification center, as well as the best place to donate blood to aid victims.
Besides the listed location for blood donation, multiple locations in the area will gather blood to help victims.
If you're in Las Vegas and want to be a hero -- donate blood. They're desperate for supply to save lives. Here's where to go: pic.twitter.com/DBU86yQtmY— Alheli Picazo (@a_picazo) October 2, 2017
Those who are not in Nevada and still wish to help can donate to the Red Cross’ Southern Nevada chapter online, or by calling 702-369-3674, and donating by mail to American Red Cross, Southern Nevada Chapter 1771, E. Flamingo Rd., #206B Las Vegas, NV 89119. You can donate and find more information here.
The tragedy was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, with some killed by gunfire and others during the chaotic escape.
A version of this story originally posted on Billboard.