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Support for Allen

Response to the Tragic Shooting in Allen, Texas

On Saturday, May 6th, 2023, eight people were tragically killed and another seven were wounded while shopping at the Allen Premium Outlets in Allen, Texas. Victims range in age from 61 to as young as 3. Many of the injured remain hospitalized at local trauma facilities, with several in critical condition.

In the coming days and weeks, families of victims and those impacted will require support for medical and funeral expenses, as well as grief and trauma counseling. 

Support for Allen Fund at CFT

CFT has established the Support for Allen Fund to collect funds that provide support for those who have been impacted by this senseless tragedy. 

Gifts to CFT’s Support for Allen Fund will be directed to local nonprofit agencies that are providing much needed resources and services in response to this tragedy. This includes agencies providing mental health, grief, and trauma support for the victims and their families, as well as first responders who may also have been impacted by this event. Note: this fund will not provide direct payments to individuals.

Donate online via credit card below.

Scroll further below for additional ways to support those impacted.

Donate through CFT's newly created Support for Allen Fund to help nonprofits assisting those affected by the tragedy.

Make a donation:

If you would prefer to send a check, checks can be sent to Communities Foundation of Texas, 5500 Caruth Haven Lane, Dallas, TX 75225 with "Support for Allen Fund" in the memo line.

Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) is committed to transparency. In addition to the required credit card/online transaction fee that givers can opt to additionally cover when making their gift, there is a 1% administrative fee to help offset the cost of fund management and grantmaking. 

CFT fund holders: Log in here to make a donation from your CFT fund.

CFT fund holders: Log in here to make a CFT Fund Transfer to the support for Allen Fund

Additional Ways to Support

We've compiled a list of resources for those in need of support or looking for ways to provide support in response to the tragic shooting in Allen, Texas. Visit our resources page to find information on:

  • Mental Health/Trauma Resources
  • Resources for Victims, Survivors, and Families
  • Support for Family and Children Resources
  • Prevention Resources
  • Ways to Donate
  • Additional Ways to Help

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