From the Wilson County News:
An outpouring of support has come from far and wide, as individuals and organizations offer what they can to help the families and community of Sutherland Springs. Here are some ways to help.
•Commerce Bank in Stockdale, commercebanktx.com, or send to: Commerce Bank Texas for the Benefit of First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, P.O. Box 97, Stockdale, TX 78160
•Wells Fargo bank in Floresville
•Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union, account number 201412174, routing number 314089681
•Donate directly to the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, ssfb.net or gofundme.com/SSFBC.
•SCBA (South Central Baptist Area); mail to P.O. Box 603, Gonzales, TX 78629. Note “FBC Sutherland Springs” on your check or in a note.
H-E-B will accept donations through its Helping Here campaign throughout Texas.
“Go fund me” accounts:
• Sutherland Springs Victim Fund: bit.ly/2iAG0mN, approved by the Wilson County Judge and the County Commissioners as the preferred website for victim expenses, started by Keith Muschalek.
•Sutherland Springs Shooting Fund: gofundme.com/SutherlandSprings
•First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs: gofundme.com/SSFBC
•Memorial fund for members of the Holcombe family and medical expenses for other family members: gofundme.com/texasshootingfamily
•Memorial fund for Tara Elyse McNulty and medical expenses for her children:
•Organized by Heather Bradley for her cousin’s 5-year-old son:
•Memorial fund for Hailey Krueger: gofundme.com/haley-kruegertexaschurch-tragedy.
Blood donations needed for shooting victims The Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville and area churches are planning blood drives to benefit the victims of First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs. Blood drive locations include:
•Sunday, Nov. 12, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1009 Trail St. in Floresville
•Sunday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 16505 Kilowatt Road, Elmendorf
•Tuesday, Nov. 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Connally Memorial Medical Center, 499 10th St. (U.S. 181), Floresville.
•The First Baptist Church in Nixon has opened its doors for families who lost loved ones in the tragedy at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs. The sanctuary and fellowship hall will be open for funerals and memorial services. For more information, call 830-837-2453.
•The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center in San Antonio is also accepting blood and platelet donations at seven of its locations. Visit southtexasblood.org for donation sites.
•Saturday, Nov 11, St. Mark Lutheran Church, 10595 US 87S, Adkins, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with Smokin’ Angels BBQ Ministry’s event; $10 barbecue plates
- Sunday, Nov. 12, Aumont Saloon, Seguin, for Tara McNulty, plate sale and silent auction.
- Sunday, Nov. 19, Stockdale City Park, Stockdale, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., hosted by the Dewville Social Club. Plates $10 each. Washer tournament, silent auction, and bake sale.