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HEB launches statewide checkstand donation campaign for church victims

HEB launches statewide checkstand donation campaign for church victims”

Following the tragic mass shooting November 5 at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, where 26 people were killed and 20 more were injured, Texas grocer H-E-B is aiding those affected by the incident through a statewide campaign, as well a donation of its own.

They also plan to launch a donation campaign on their website.

The money will be distributed to the victims, in coordination with the church, the company said.

For more than 110 years, H-E-B has demonstrated its commitment to individuals and communities in crisis by donating financial support and emergency supplies, as well as providing efficient ways for customers to assist those affected by disaster.

Today, H-E-B started accepting online monetary donations to provide support to the victims and families of the tragedy at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs.

Twenty-six people, including an unborn baby, died in the shooting on Sunday at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, about an hour southeast of San Antonio. "This is a hard situation for many as they grieve and face unimaginable loss".

Devin Patrick Kelley, of New Braunfels, has been identified as the gunman. Witnesses said Kelley was dressed in all black tactical gear and a ballistic vest.



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