National Compassion Fund staff will be in El Paso November 1-2 to assist with applications for financial assistance from One Fund El Paso in relation to the August 3 mass shooting here.
National Compassion Fund staff will assist with applications from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 at the El Paso United Community Assistance Center (El Paso County’s Family Youth Services Center) at 6314 Delta. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an appointment.
Those who have registered for assistance may apply at nationalcompassionfund.org. The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. Friday, November 8. The following agencies are offering application assistance through November 8:
EL PASO Applicants must call or email ahead to set up an appointment at any of these locations.
CIUDAD JUAREZNo appointment necessary.
There are four types of applications — death benefits; individual physical injury for victims requiring overnight hospitalization or long-term care; individual physical injury of victims treated at area hospitals on an emergency outpatient basis; and individuals witnessing the attack and its aftermath. Victims must have been present at the Cielo Vista Walmart, Sam’s Club or their respective parking lots during the attack.
One Fund El Paso is a single entity established by the City of El Paso, the El Paso Community Foundation and the Paso del Norte Community Foundation to streamline the process of distributing donated funds to victims of the August 3 mass shooting. The last day to donate to One Fund El Paso is Monday, Novmeber 25. Go to onefundelpaso.org.