After Ariz. Tragedy, Two Tucson Charities See Outpouring of Support
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In a statement issued on Sunday, U.S. Navy Capt. Mark Kelly thanked the public for its support and mourned the loss of the six people who had died. He asked that people who wanted to help to consider making donations to two Tucscon charities: Tucson’s Community Food Bank and the American Red Cross.
The effect of his request was immediate. The food bank received more than $5,000 in Internet contributions in 15 minutes.