COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – In response to the mass shooting in the Oregon District, The Dayton Foundation has established the Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund.
The fund will allow people to make financial contributions to help families directly affected by the attack.
You can make a donation through our special telethon between 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. ET by calling 614-821-4444. Representatives from the Columbus Mayor’s Office, the Columbus Foundation and other organizations will be on the phones to take donations.
“Our hearts go out to the victims and their families of thishorrific event,” said Mike Parks, president of The Dayton Foundation. “Manypeople want to reach out and help our friends, families and neighbors in theaftermath of this incident. Individuals who contribute to the Dayton OregonDistrict Tragedy Fund can be assured that their donations will be distributedsafely and responsibly as we continue to work with local officials in the daysahead.”
Those who are interested in contributing to the fund can do so online at this website, or by mailing a check to:
The Dayton Foundation
40 N. Main Street
Dayton, OH 45423