Update October 2019:
We want to thank you for supporting the Aurora/Pratt Survivors’ Fund. Your willingness to donate has helped raise over $559,600 providing direct financial assistant to the families of Russell Beyer, Vicente Juarez, Clayton Parks, Josh Pinkard, Trevor Wehner and employees physically injured or traumatized by their presence at this tragedy. The Fund is administered by the National Compassion Fund, and one hundred percent of the donations have gone directly to the victims’ families and survivors.
Your compassion has helped pay tribute to loved ones and survivors as they move forward on the path of recovery. We’ve witnessed truly incredible support from our colleagues and friends across the world. As our community continues to heal, you have helped us accomplish our goal to care for our Aurora employees and those impacted by these heartbreaking events.
In support of the Survivors of the terrible shooting at the Henry Pratt facility in Aurora, Illinois, the National Compassion Fund has established the Aurora/Pratt Survivors’ Fund to provide direct financial assistance to the families of Russell Beyer, Vicente Juarez, Clayton Parks, Josh Pinkard and Trevor Wehner, and employees physically injured or traumatized by their presence at this tragedy on February 15, 2019.
Beginning on March 12, 2019, the Dunham Fund, a private Aurora area foundation, will match donations $1 for $1 up to $100,000 made through the GoFundMe Aurora/Pratt Survivors’ Fund.
One Hundred Percent (100%) of the funds donated to this Fund will go directly to those Survivors. Contributions made to this Fund are tax deductible.
The Dunham Fund is a private foundation established in 2006 to honor the legacy of John C. Dunham, businessman and philanthropist, through grants to Aurora, Illinois area organizations that have the vision and programs to help fulfill Mr. Dunham’s dream of “making the world a more comfortable, safer place for mankind to live and prosper.”
The National Compassion Fund is a subsidiary of the National Center for Victims of Crime, the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them. The National Center for Victims of Crime is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and a leading authority compensating victims of mass casualty events. The National Compassion Fund has led distributions to victims of mass casualty events in Fort Hood (TX), Chattanooga (TN), Orlando (FL), Las Vegas (NV), Charlottesville (VA), Parkland (FL), Santa Fe (TX), Jacksonville (FL), and Cincinnati (OH).