Community organizations and nonprofits are organizing fundraisers and support services for victims and community members affected by the May 6 shooting at Allen Premium Outlets.

Eight victims were fatally shot as well as the shooter, and seven more were injured, according to a post on the city of Allen’s Facebook page.

Here are a few ways to support victims and those affected by the shooting:
  • The Communities Foundation of Texas has launched the Support for Allen Fund to collect donations to support local nonprofit agencies that are providing services and support related to the shooting, according to its website. Donations to this fund can be given here.
Three GoFundMe fundraisers related to the shooting have been verified by the fundraising website directly:Various community organizations are also offering support and resources in the wake of the shooting. Here are some community resources for those affected by the shooting:
  • A Family Assistance Center has been organized at the Allen Senior Recreation Center for individuals directly impacted by the shooting, according to a news release from the city of Allen. The center, located at 451 St. Mary Drive, Allen, will be open 10 a.m.-7 p.m. May 8-10 with additional dates to be determined. Community organizations offering services at the center include the American Red Cross, the Allen Police Department, the Department of Public Safety and the Collin County Child Advocacy Center. For more information, click here.
  • The Salvation Army is offering transportation services as well as emotional and spiritual care to impacted individuals, according to a Facebook post from The Salvation Army of North Texas.
  • LifePath Systems is offering mental health assistance and free counseling to affected Collin County residents, according to its website. Call 972-422-5939 for more information.
  • The Texas Office of the Attorney General’s Crime Victim Compensation Program is offering assistance, according to a news release from the city of Allen. The program can help cover crime-related costs, including medical bills and loss of income. Find out more and apply for assistance here.
  • Local school districts, including Allen ISD, Plano ISD and McKinney ISD, are offering counseling and support services to students in need of emotional support, according to statements from each of the districts.
  • Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple, located at 12030 Independence Parkway, Frisco, is offering an emotional support group at 6 p.m. from May 8-12, according to a Facebook post from the organization. The support group is free to attend, and no registration is required.
  • A list of additional resources compiled by the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime can be found here.