• September 27, 2020

Tags : #ElPasoStrong

One Fund El Paso approves funding for victims of August

On Monday, the One Fund El Paso Task Force announced the final distribution of $11,518,558.30 in donated funds to victims of the August 3, 2019 mass shooting in El Paso. The National Compassion Fund is handling the distribution of the funds donated after the shooting, which left 22 people dead. Total donations to One Fund […]Read More

WellMed Charitable Foundation presents $575k donation for victims of El

On Wednesday, officials with WellMed Charitable Foundation (WCF) donated over $575,000 to the El Paso Strong fund, set up to help victims of the August 3 Walmart massacre. WellMed presented the check to City Representative Henry Rivera and Paso del Norte Community Foundation CEO, Tracy Yellen at WellMed’s new location at 615 Zaragoza. The gift represents […]Read More

One Fund El Paso application deadline approaching; NCF staff to

National Compassion Fund staff will be in El Paso November 1-2 to assist with applications for financial assistance from One Fund El Paso in relation to the August 3 mass shooting. National Compassion Fund staff will assist with applications from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 at the El Paso United […]Read More

UTEP’s Day of the Dead Altar to honor August 3rd

The University of Texas at El Paso’s C.L. Sonnichsen Special Collections Department will honor the 22 people who died as a result of the mass shooting in El Paso on August 3rd at its Day of the Dead altar. “This affected so many people,” Claudia Rivers Head of Special Collections said. “We all are still […]Read More

El Paso area Denny’s donates to the El Paso Victims

Throughout the month of August, El Paso area Denny’s accepted in-store donations to benefit the Paso del Norte Community Foundation’s El Paso Victims Relief Fund. More than $2,400 was raised to help the victims and their families on August 3rd following the tragedy. “It was important to do our part to help the community come […]Read More

Bishop Mark Seitz pens pastoral letter ‘Night will be no

Following the concluding Celebration of Mass of the Hope Border Institute’s 2019 Teach-In: Jornada por la justicia, Most Rev. Mark J. Seitz, Bishop of the Diocese of El Paso, signed and released a pastoral letter on the theme of racism and the El Paso shooting which took place on August 3rd, 2019. “The pastoral letter, entitled, […]Read More

Digital Memorial to honor victims of August 3 Shooting on

On Tuesday, the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department announced that they created a Digital Memorial to honor the victims of the August 3rd shooting at Walmart on the Digital Wall of the El Paso Museum of History.   “This digital documentation signifies the importance and accessibility for archiving history that is occurring in this very moment,” said […]Read More

September Streetcar fares waived; City to collect donations for El

El Paso Streetcar officials announced that starting Tuesday, September 3, the fares for the will be waived in order to encourage ridership. Simultaneously, the City will be collecting donations for the development of a permanent El Paso Strong Memorial. “Our region is united in the effort to develop a place of healing and support for […]Read More