How to help out or get a little bit of help in El Paso

We are all still trying to make sense of what happened here in El Paso over the weekend. as tight knit of a community as the borderland is, everyone was affected in some way weather we had a direct connection or not. for those of you who want to help here is a great list of resources for you to look at

Donating blood

Vitalent is always accepting blood donations across Far West Texas and New Mexico

1338 N Zaragoza Rd (East El Paso)

424 S Mesa Hills Dr (West El Paso)

1200 Commerce Dr (Las Cruces)

1515 University Blvd NE (Albuquerque)

2003 Southern Blvd SE #122 (Rio Rancho)

2801 Rodeo Rd (Santa Fe)

Visit thier website bloodhero.com or call 877-258-4825 to set up an appointment.

Financial Support:

The El Paso Community Foundation has set up an online fund to help those impacted by the shooting. administrative fees and pay credit card fees associated with fundraising for the victims will be waved and they are working with the city of El Paso to get those funds to those who need them

You can also donate to the American Red Cross here

Perches Funeral Homes will provide free funerals to the victims of the mass shooting. To learn more, call (915) 532-2101.

Operation Hope will be partnering with Sunset and Martin Funeral Homes to assist victim's families with funeral expenses

The VA of El Paso urged any victims, or family of victims, who are veterans to call the Veteran Crisis Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.

Counseling Resources

Cognitive Behavioral Institute of El Paso is offering pro-bono therapy call 433-4183 for an appointment

UTEP Counseling has immediate crisis line 915-747-5302

Wellmind is offering free emotional support 915-201-2606

In Juarez Lcda. Elizabeth Zaplan Guerrero 656-360-97-25 elizabethzapleng@gmail.com is offering counseling services 

Borderland Rainbow Center will be offering free therapeutic support Monday-Thursday 4:30-6:30 pm 2714 Wyoming Ave, El Paso, TX 79903

ABTS is offering free Emotional Stabilization services 915-799-0747

El Paso Mental Health will be offering free emotional support 915-249-6639 

if there is something that I may have missed please let me know so I can share with all of you.

Mike Rivera

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