ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – Local businessman John Bushman is offering assistance to families grieving in El Paso and is challenging Midland and Odessa residents to do the same.
On Monday, Bushman donated $100,000 for the 22 victims killed in the shooting over the weekend.
“We are heartbroken seeing the images from our neighbors in El Paso,” Bushman said in a statement. “We invite you to make your own donation to help the families of those impacted.”
The businessman is now asking the community to join him in assisting the El Paso community through monetary donations or by donating blood.
Two organizations will be accepting donations from the public.
El Paso Community Foundation: El Paso Victim’s Fund @ www.epcf.org
Paso Del Norte Community Foundation: El Paso Victims Relief Fund @ pdnfoundation.org
Donations can be mailed to ICA:
Odessa,TX79760 (Checks made payable to El Paso Victim’s Fund or El Paso Victims Relief Fund)
A blood drive is also scheduled at Music City Mall to help those in El Paso. It will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 10 by the Fuddrucker’s entrance at the mall.
For more information call 432-638-4883.