How can you help the victims of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting?

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On February 14, a heavily-armed young man opened fire on students and teachers in his former school in Broward County, Florida. He killed 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, devastating families and an entire community, which is still reeling from this sudden tragedy. Our hearts and thoughts go out to all of those affected.

If you are a donor who seeks to help, consider the following nonprofit organizations in the area.

Below are organizations working to stem the ongoing tide of violence and hurt from shootings like the one at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Through advocacy or education, these nonprofits are devoted to making sure that shootings like this do not happen again.

  • Arms with Ethics: seeks common ground in safety.
  • Everytown for Gun Safety: working together to end gun violence and build safer communities through lobbying and advocacy.
  • Newtown Action Alliance: provides comfort, education, scholarship and other support and resources to people and communities impacted by or living in the aftermath of violence in American society, and to help them lead the way toward positive cultural change.

Your philanthropic officer can provide additional recommendations or help you to make a grant.

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