Florida school shooting: 3 ways to help

- After this latest school shooting, many people are saying—we have to do something. But the sentiment often stops there. 

Fox 9 put together a list of three simple things you can do right now to make a difference. 

CONTACT YOUR REPRESENTATIVE

You’ve heard people say, write your local representative. It’s easier than you think. Using the link below, just enter your zip code and your representative will pop up.

Find your Representative

https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative

United States Capitol’s switchboard 202-224-3121

GIVE TO A CHARITY

You can also make a difference by giving to a charity. Here is a list of verified charity links:

Official GoFundMe for Broward Education Fund 

https://www.gofundme.com/stonemandouglasvictimsfund

Parkland, FL PTA/PTO

http://lovemsd.com/MSD_Strong/shop/home

Lutheran Church Charities’ K-9 Comfort Dogs

https://www.lutheranchurchcharities.org/k-9-comfort-dogs-about.html

National Compassion Fund

https://nationalcompassionfund.org/

DONATE BLOOD

Another way to make a difference is by donating blood. You don’t have to live near the emergency to help. The blood you give locally may be used to support other states. Blood only has a shelf life of 42 days, so consider donating once a season. 
 

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