SEBRING, Fla. — The SunTrust Foundation has partnered with the National Compassion Fund to raise money to support the families of the Sebring bank shooting victims.
One hundred percent of donations collected will go to the families of the victims, according to a press release.
- SunTrust branch where five were killed will not reopen
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“Through the SunTrust Foundation and Sebring Strong Survivors Fund, we are committed to supporting the families of the victims as they begin to recover,” said Bill Rogers, SunTrust chairman and CEO. “The outpouring of support from the community has demonstrated the best of humanity in a time of tragedy.”
“Our hearts go out to the families and the entire Sebring community,” said Jeffrey Dion, executive director of the National Compassion Fund. “We are honored to join forces with SunTrust Foundation and GoFundMe to increase charitable giving and help meet the overwhelming needs of victims of this mass shooting.”
Additional details about the distribution plan will be released in the coming weeks.
The Highlands County Sheriff's Office has also released three verified GoFundMe campaigns for families affected by the tragedy.
— Highlands Co Sheriff (@HighCoSheriff) January 27, 2019
Click here to donate to the Family of the Sebring SunTrust Victims GoFundMe started by McPhail's Auto Sales in Sebring.
If you aren't comfortable giving donations through GoFundMe, Advent Health, formerly Florida Hospital, has set up a fund.
You can donate via credit card and no administrative fees or finance charges will be deducted
If you would like to add your donation to the fund, click here.
Checks can be mailed or hand delivered to the following address (the office is on the second floor of the hospital, at the top of the stairs near the main entrance):
Attn: Christen Johnson
4200 Sun N Lake Blvd.
Sebring, FL 33872