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Vegas Shooting Incident Resources from Reddit
Here are some resources for the Vegas shooting incident. Most recent information is at the bottom of this post.
*If you are searching for a loved one call 1-866-535-5654
*The family reunification center is at Metro headquarters 400 S. MLK Blvd
*There will be a family reunification event at the Convention Center at 1pm today
*You can donate blood at United Blood Services 6930 W Charleston or 601 Whitney Ranch Dr in Henderson
*There are long lines for blood donation currently so you can always go later today, tomorrow, or the next day.
*Police officers and first responders are receiving free food at any Shake Shack in the valley today
*The official GoFundMe set up to raise funds for victims can be found at https://www.gofundme.com/dr2ks2-las-vegas-victims-fund
*The Thomas and Mack Center is still open as a shelter but as of a couple of minutes ago they are trying to shuttle everyone back to their hotel rooms so may not need any more donations there
*There will be a blood drive at the Laughlin Library tomorrow (Tuesday) from 11am to 3pm
*You can find mobile blood drives (dates and locations) by inputting your zip code here
*People can donate to the Southern Nevada Red Cross here
*MGM is requesting that any certified trauma counselors who would like to volunteer to help go to Circus Circus Ballroom D ask for Tommy Gorbal
*MGM has set up two phone numbers for any guests or employees to call if they need crisis counseling at 702-836-6655 or 877-967-7711
*If you want to check in on Facebook as safe and well go here https://www.facebook.com/safetycheck/the-violent-incident-in-las-vegas-nevada-oct01-2017/home/
*Anyone with videos or photos of the event that could help law enforcement please call 800-255-5324
All CCSD after school activities are cancelled for Monday
Scheduled vigils: Community members are also calling on one another to unite at vigils and public prayer. The Vigil for Las Vegas Shooting, which is being held tonight at 6 p.m. at Sunset Park, is also asking people to bring water and snacks for responders and donors, along with sanitary wipes to be used at the city’s various blood drives.
Vigil for Las Vegas Shooting Sunset Regional Park 2601 East Sunset Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89120 Oct. 2, 6 p.m.
City Hall vigil at 5pm
Prayer Vigil for Las Vegas Reformation Lutheran Church 580 E St Louis Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89104 Oct. 2, 6 p.m.
Our friends at the Cathedral of the Guardian Angels (on the Strip near Encore) have invited all to an interfaith prayer service at 5 p.m. this evening. They are located at 302 Cathedral Way.
More vigils: Sahara & LVB at 6pm; UNLV Student Union at 7pm; Vegas Valley Church at 7pm; Central Church Henderson 7pm; St Viator at 7pm; Canyon Ridge Church at 7pm; St John the Baptist at 5pm; St Francis of Asisi at 7pm
A recent request posted on the LV Emergency Incidents page: we need food and water donations for the officers that have been working non stop for the last 12+ hours. Door 34 behind Las Vegas Convention Center for donations drop off
Please donate blankets to Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, Bay 34. People will be staying there over night so they need as many blankets as they can get.
All shows at MGM resorts on the Strip have been canceled for Monday night
Several hotels are offering free or reduced price rooms for family members of those impacted by the shooting. Not confirmed but Boyd Gaming, Stations Casinos, Southpoint, and Siegal Suites were possibly doing this.
Fatburger/Fatbar on the Strip is offering free meals to all first responders Monday and Tuesday.
Convention Center says they don't need any more donations at this time
A new LVMPD number has been set up to report missing loved ones: 1-800-536-9488
Many of the trauma victim families will be housed at the Ronald McDonald House (2323 Potosi St | Las Vegas, NV 89146).
Donations of the following are accepted: Non-perishable food items, new pillows/blankets, inflatable mattresses, phone cards/chargers, gift cards, water, juice, sliced bread, sliced turkey/cheese, individually packed crackers/chips/granola bars/fruit/fruit cups/mac&cheese, and easy open soups/cup o noodles.
Adding for Las Vegas Convention Center (3150 Paradise Rd, 89109 | Customer Service: 1-877-847-4858) South Hall, Bay 34: They need additional supplies as well as blankets, feminine products, and advil.
For anyone needing counseling related to this tragedy, reach out to SAFE House NV at 702-451-4203.
Source: Local PR rep.
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