VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – City officials thanked folks for the "outpouring of support from around the world" in Virginia Beach following Friday's deadly mass shooting at the city's municipal center.
"People have been reaching out to us asking if they can volunteer or donate," officials wrote on the city's website. "We sincerely appreciate the thoughtful offers. Here are ways you can support us at this time. Thank you!"
The United Way said that 100 percent of the funds raised will go towards the victims, WTKR reported.
In addition to online donations, TowneBank will accept checks made out to the Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund at any of its branches beginning Monday. It will then deliver the checks to the United Way.
If you would like to volunteer, the City of Virginia Beach partnered with VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads. Click here to submit an application to help.
"Thank you for your support during this difficult time," officials wrote. "The City of Virginia Beach is grateful for your kind words, prayers and assistance.â‹"BY WEB STAFF