UCC shooting: how you can help

ucc shootingRoseburg, Ore. —  The Red Cross is in Roseburg, helping victims, their families, and first responders. Organizers say they’re focusing on local support. They say staff from around the state has responded to Umpqua Community College, and they’re working to provide emotional and mental health support to those on campus.

The Lane Blood Center says as a result of Thursday’s shooting, they have an immediate need for donors with O-Positive and O-Negative blood types. You can visit Red Cross for more information.

Also, in addition to the services the Red Cross is providing, Roseburg’s Mercy Medical Center will be holding a blood drive Friday, October 2, 2015 from 12 to 5.

If you would like to help the victims and families affected by the shooting, you can do so by making a donation at Rogue Credit Union. It’s under the name, “Umpqua Community College Tragedy Fund.”

Donations can be made by phone, or by going to any Rogue Credit Union Branch. Those funds will go directly to the victims and families affected in Thursday’s shooting in Roseburg.

The FBI has set up a hotline. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call 1-800-225-5324.








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