Here’s how you can help after the Virginia Beach shooting

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Virginia Beach released the following ways you can help after a mass shooting that left 12 people dead:

Volunteer Opportunities:

If you are interested in volunteering in any capacity to assist the City of Virginia Beach in the aftermath of the tragedy that occurred on Friday, May 31, we are coordinating that effort through VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads, please click here​.
 
We ask that volunteers do not self deploy and remain at home until they are contacted and given instructions..  Please be sure that you have filled out a complete profile on VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads website so that we can properly contact you should you be needed.  

Donations:

For any citizens interested in offering monetary support during this time, please consider visiting unitedwayshr.org/vabeach to make a donation.

Citizens may also make a donation by texting the keyword VABEACH to 41444. 

Virginia Beach has asked United Way to be their partner on this response. 100% of the funds raised will go to the victims affected by this senseless tragedy in our community. Please note, because these funds will be going directly to individuals, donations made are not tax deductible. Thank you in advance for your support.

We will update this webpage with additional opportunities as they become available. Thank you for your support during this difficult time. ​​

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