- On May 24, a shooter killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Ovaldi, Texas
- Governor Greg Abbott announced that a donor gave $175,000 to cover funeral expenses for the victims.
- Families in Ovaldi crowdfunded their expenses after the tragedy
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Friday that an anonymous donor will cover all funeral costs after the mass shooting in Ovaldi, Texas.
On Tuesday, he turns 18 Open fire on Rob Primary School, killing 21 people – 19 of them children. Ovaldi shootings It was one of the deadliest school shootings in the history of the United States.
Abbott said an anonymous person donated $175,000 to ensure families could pay for the funeral.
“We appreciate that anonymous benefactor for his generosity,” Abbott said during a press conference, and will ensure that these resources are in the right hands to make sure no family is experiencing untold heartbreak at this time. About one cost in respect of anything to do with this farce.”
Many family members of victims of the tragedy turned to crowdfunding for resources such as Treatment and medical expenses.
GoFundMe She recently compiled a list of verified fundraisers For the victims of Uvalde, which includes the families of the dead.
A GoFundMe fundraiser for Irma Garcia, fourth grade teacher who protected her students during the attack, and her husband, Joe Garcia, who died two days later of a heart attack, raised more than $2.4 million.