The National Center for Victims of Crime is collecting donations on behalf of the victims and families of the April 2 Fort Hood shooting.

 

Three soldiers were killed and 16 were wounded during the tragedy.  The shooter also killed himself.

 

One hundred percent of the donations collected by the National Compassion Fund will go directly to the families of the deceased and the injured victims.

 

The Fund makes cash payments to the victims, and the recipients decide how best to use the money to recover and rebuild their lives.

 

All are welcome to visit the National Compassion Fund Website and donate via credit or debit card. You can also mail a check, or a make $10 donation by texting SURVIVOR to 84456. If you use the secure credit/debit card facility, there will be a three percent transaction fee. Donations are tax deductible.