Donations to Las Vegas Victims’ Fund encouraged prior to January 31CDC Newswire · January 16, 2018 at 3:42 pmThe Las Vegas Victims’ Fund (“LVVF”) is asking that financial donations in support of those most severely impacted by the 1 October tragedy be made prior to January 31.Donations via credit card can be made through the following link: https://lasvegasvictimsfund.org/donate/. All major credit cards are accepted. Donations can also be mailed to 900 South Pavilion Center, Suite 150, Las Vegas, NV, 89144. For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.The LVVF includes money raised through the GoFundMe account created by Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak and Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo, and funds contributed to the Direct Impact Fund, the National Compassion Fund and other accounts.The LVVF is a 501 (c)(3) Nevada non-profit corporation and contributions to the LVVF are tax deductible.In December, the committee released the final protocol for the distribution of funds, which is found on the website at https://lasvegasvictimsfund.org/protocols/Victims who wish to file an application to receive payment from the LVVF should go to the LVVF website lasvegasvictimsfund.org or the National Compassion Fund website nationalcompassionfund.org. Additional information about the process can be found in the Frequently Asked Questions document posted on both websites.Victims of 1 October, please note that the LVVF is separate from the Nevada Victims of Crime Program. Funds may be available through the Nevada Victims of Crime Program to help victims offset the financial burden of funeral, medical, mental health and other expenses related to the shooting. For more information about the Nevada Victims of Crime Program, go to: http://voc.nv.gov/VOC/VOC_Home/. Contact information for state crime victim compensation and assistance is available at https://www.ovc.gov/map.html.Those impacted by 1 October may also access resources and assistance at the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center, located at the Lied Building, 2nd Floor, 1524 Pinto Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89106 or accessed through the following website: vegasstrongrc.org.Together our community is #VegasStrong as we support those affected by 1 October.About the Las Vegas Victims’ Fund Committee: The Las Vegas Victims’ Fund is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation which was created to oversee the consolidation and distribution of funds contributed in response to the shootings at the site of the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, on October 1, 2017 (“1 October”). One hundred percent of the funds contributed to and distributed by the LVVF will go directly to the families of the decedents and the victims of 1 October. The LVVF is overseen by a committee consisting of 17 individuals representing the Las Vegas community. The committee includes representatives from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Clark County, major donors to the LVVF, UNLV, Catholic Charities, victims’ advocates, mental health professionals, lawyers, the resort industry and charitable organizations, among others. All officers, directors and committee members serve without compensation and all services necessary for the operation of the LVVF will be contributed free of charge. The committee is being assisted by The Feinberg Group and the National Center for Victims of Crime to adopt the protocol pursuant to which claims can made, prioritized, processed and funds distributed. The LVVF’s mission is to distribute the funds that have been, and will be, contributed to assist the victims of 1 October in a transparent, equitable and expeditious manner.