How To Donate After Dallas Police Slayings

 

It has been a tear filled Friday here in the Dallas area after the horrific events last night at a "peaceful" rally.  A growing memorial is filled with flowers and tributes to our Heroes in Blue brutally slain.  If you would like to donate to assist the families that lost loved ones, here is information provided by local news station Fox4news:

Twelve officers and a civilian was shot by a sniper Thursday night after a protest in downtown Dallas. Four Dallas Police officers and one DART Police officer were killed.

Prayers vigils are scheduled for Friday around the Metroplex and other ways to donate are popping up.

Donate to the Assist the Officer Foundation

Donate to the Dallas Foundation

Line of Duty Fund

Long-term recovery donations

GoFundMe page for slain DART officer Brent Thompson

GoFundMe page for slain DPD officer Mike Smith

 

I found this poem online and could not find any copyright so I am sharing it as it is so appropriate for our loss.  To whomever wrote this, and PBF that I could not find a link to, Thank You.

 

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Comment balloon 14 commentsLisa Von Domek • July 08 2016 04:20PM

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Lisa- my heart aches for the 5 policemen who were killed, their families and those who were wounded.  My brother is a retired Houston Policeman, and I have 2 more family members who are on the force there.  This has to stop. 

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) over 3 years ago

Lisa lets hope that what happened in Dallas does not happen elsewhere as well.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) over 3 years ago

I heard about this on the news Lisa. A very shocking and sad event.

Posted by Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917 (Coldwell Banker) over 3 years ago

Good evening Lisa Von Domek,

I'm filled with tears and disbelief that once again our policeman have been attacked. Thank you for sharing the poem....Dallas will overcome this but our hearts are with you and your family and neighbors and friends.

Posted by Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate (Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899) over 3 years ago

So sorry to hear of this tragedy Lisa, it is going to take a lot of prayers and good leadership to heal the divide in our country.

Posted by Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671 (Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities) over 3 years ago

Thanks for the information Lisa.  This was an awful tragedy and I know that Dallas will be better after this.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) over 3 years ago

Hi Lisa.  The line got a little thinner due to the cowardly act of one (I don't buy that) person.  A truly sad day for America

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty) over 3 years ago

Good morning Lisa. It has been an awful week in our nation. I pray for all and hope that this craziness stops. I also believe that we shouldn't keep exploring the backgrounds of the perpetrators because I think it encourages others to act.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) over 3 years ago

Good Morning Lisa - our prayers to all of those families and to all who risk their lives every day for our safety.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) over 3 years ago

Thank you for sharing this information on ways to help the families of this horrible tragedy. 

Posted by Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat (406-270-3667 (MT), 914-419-0270 (NY), Broker in NY with Grand Lux Realty and in MT with (coming soon!)) over 3 years ago

Hi Lisa Von Domek your very first one ATODALLAS.ORG is a good one. There are no administrative costs coming out of your donation.

We all feel very bad about what has happened to your community.

Bill Roberts

Posted by Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner (Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate) over 3 years ago

Lisa what a tragedy, on Diane's side of the family we have two Boston Police Officers.... and this just touches us so much....words can not describe it....Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) over 3 years ago

Excellent Blog Lisa Von Domek - I knew you would write something about Dallas and there are just no words of comfort that I can think of, except to send prayers to all of the families, people of Dallas, and those of us who are outraged and saddened, because we are all affected . . .  what senseless acts that took lives and injured others . . .   

Posted by Allie Angeloni (Long Realty ) over 3 years ago

Hello Lisa

As you know I don't watch the news but a friend at work told me about the police officers that lost their lives in Dallas.

I just don't understand why anyone would want to kill any human being let alone the men that protect our streets from the undesirables 

Thanks for posting this info on how to donate and my prayers go out to all the friends & family of these officers!

Posted by Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale (Realty ONE Group) over 3 years ago

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