HomeHeard it on the ShowSupport Sutherland SpringsSupport Sutherland SpringsTue, November 7, 2017 by Tessa Snyder SHARE NOW Here are ways you can help support the Sutherland Springs Community at this time. DONATE DIRECTLY TO SUTHERLAND SPRINGS FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH You can donate directly to Southerland Springs First Baptist Church on their website or on their Facebook Page. BLOOD DRIVES South Texas Blood & Tissue Center Blood Drive this Saturday at Southpark Mall from 10AM-3PM Anyone with O-positive or O-negative blood is asked to donate, as supplies are low. STBTC also is asking for community members to donate platelets. Platelets are the blood components that help promote clotting, and they are constantly in demand. People can donate at any of the seven South Texas Blood & Tissue Center donor rooms or at mobile blood drives happening around South Texas today. They also can donate at SAMMC and at University Hospital. In addition, STBTC is arranging blood drives this week in the Floresville area and across South Texas. Members of the community can schedule a blood donation by going to SouthTexasBlood.org or calling 210-731-5590. Information also is available on our Facebook page at Connect For Life. University Health SystemUniversity Health is hosting a blood drive at the hospital lobby starting at 8 a.m. Monday. Donors can also call (210) 358-2812 to schedule a donation appointment. University Hospital, Rio Tower, 3rd Floor, Elevator D, 4502 Medical Drive, (210) 358-2812. FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS COMMERCE BANK TEXAS Donations for the Benefit of First Baptist Church Sutherland Springs can be sent to:Commerce Bank TexasPO Box 97Stockdale, TX 78160 HEB HEB shoppers can add amounts of $1, $3, $5, $50 or $100 straight to their grocery bill by simply asking the cashier. 100% of all funds will be given to First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. You can also donate online here Hardest Hit Family Relief Fund (HHFRF) Existing charity that provides disaster relief. HHFRF is collecting money both on GoFundMe and directly through its website. https://hhfrf.givingfuel.com/sstxvf GoFundMe: Kori Freeman Crow (Verified by GoFundme) GoFundMe page raising money for the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs itself. All donations will be sent directly to the church. https://www.gofundme.com/SSFBC GoFundMe: Holcombe Family (Verified by GoFundme) Sarah Holcombe lost her father, mother, pregnant sister-in-law and 5 nieces and nephews in the attack. You can donate here https://www.gofundme.com/texasshootingfamily GoFundMe: Joann Ward Family All donations will go to the family to help funeral costs for Joann Ward and her daughter and medical expensese for her son and daughter. https://www.gofundme.com/sutherland-springs-mom-children or https://www.gofundme.com/4o6sng0 GoFundMe: Grandmother and Grandaughter This victim lost her husband and she and her granddaughter are hospitalized. https://www.gofundme.com/sutherland-springs-mom-children FUNDRAISERS/BENEFITS Sutherland Springs Benefit BBQ Hosted by Smokin Angels BBQ Ministry St. Mark Lutheran 10595 US Hwy 87 S Adkins, Texas-Saturday 11/11 at 11 AM – 8 PMhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1703415579730584/?active_tab=about “We will be selling pulled pork barbecue sandwiches, chips, Coleslaw and a drink for $10.00. 100% of money raised will go directly to the victims and their families.All donations will be handled through St. Mark Lutheran Church.” Support Sutherland Springs – Tara McNulty & Family Benefit The Aumont Saloon – 301 N. Austin, Seguin, Texas 78155Tara was killed in the shooting and her children were injured. The Aumont Saloon will host a benefit starting Sunday at noon with live music, plate sale and silent auction. All proceeds will go to funeral and medical expenses. The aumont is also looking for donations and volunteers to help. Want to hear more? When you follow the podcast on iTunes or the Google Play store, you get exclusive stuff you won’t hear on the show! (It’s FREE to subscribe) And while you’re at it… be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel.