Businesses Fundraising This Week For El Paso Shooting Victims
It's been a little over a week since the horrific shooting in El Paso that took the lives of 22 people. The community is still fundraising this week with various events, concerts, fundraisers, and items for sale to help raise money for charities working to support the victims of the El Paso Walmart shooting. We've been working to compile lists with the most recent fundraising events happening this week to keep you up-to-date with the most current news about what our community is doing to continue supporting the victims of this tragedy in any ways we can.
Dapper Ink Tattoo- Monday, August 12th
From 12 P.M. to 7 P.M., Dapper Ink Tattoo will be hosting an El Paso Victim's fundraiser, where 100% of the proceeds will go to the El Paso Community Foundation's Victim's Fund. Tattoos will be $60 (cash only) and you can choose from 1 of the 9 designs available. All designs are AS IS, and come in black and red. All tattoos are a specific size and will be done on a first-come, first-serve basis. Dapper Ink Tattoo is located at 2077 North Zaragoza Suite 105. Also in attendance will be Andrew Duran from Dark Dagger Tattoo, Royale Ochoa from Mesa Street Tattoo and Aldo Gallegos from Archetype Tattoo in Albuquerque.
Benefit For El Paso- Monday, August 12th
Palomino Tavern, Ditzy Duck West, College Dropout, Feel Good Music
- This Industry Monday, August 12th Palomino, Ditzy Duck West, College Dropout as well as Feel Good Music Record label are all joining forces to raise funds to help the families affected by the Walmart shooting. Food and drink sales from this event will be donated to the El Paso Community Foundation.
Love El Paso Fundraiser- Wednesday, August 14th
There will be a community gathering called "Love El Paso" where the community can meet to unite after the recent Walmart tragedy. There will complimentary food, provided by The Palomino Tavern, free chair massages from Blush Boutique and Spa, an open yoga class and more! At 8 P.M., there will be a candlelit vigil in the park, with a moment of silence to remember the victims of the tragedy. Donations will be accepted at this event and all proceeds will benefit the El Paso Community Foundation's Victim's Fund. The event will be happening at Madeline Park, located on East Baltimore Avenue in the Kern Place community.
El Paso Strong Brisket-thon- Friday, August 16th
Starting at 11 A.M., Mickey's Bar in Anthony will be hosting a Brisket-thon along with Mad Street BBQ, Howie's 2nd Hand Smoke, and CN Wire Corporation. Plates will be $6.50 and include a sandwich, bag of chips and soda. 100% of the proceeds will go to the El Paso Community Foundation's Victim's Fund. The fundraiser will continue until they run out. Mickey's Bar is located at 209 W. Washington in Anthony, Texas.
One Love El Paso- Saturday, August 17th
Diablo's Wood Burn Art, Dream Life Ink & Time @ Montecillo
One Love El Paso is a fundraiser that will have giveaways, raffles food, music and EP apparel. This event will benefit the EPCF's Victim's Fund. Time at Montecillo is located at 5001 N. Mesa in El Paso. You can find out more information at the Facebook Event Page.
El Paso Cosmetic Surgery- August 17th
EP Cosmetic Surgery will be hosting a fundraiser this Saturday from 9 A.M. to 1 P.M. at their eastside MedSpa location. All the proceeds will be donated to the El Paso Community Foundation. You can reserve your consultation at 915-800-3779. El Paso Cosmetic Surgery is located at 1626 Lee Trevino.
Bent Not Broken Market & Benefit Concert- August 18th
The Upper Valley Market will be hosting a special Sunday market with a donation station set up for people to donate food, clothing or other items to help out families affected by the El Paso Walmart shooting. All proceeds collected at the station will be donated to the El Paso Community Foundation. The Upper Valley Market is located in front of the Hobby Lobby on the westside and is from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. Find out more information at the Facebook Event Page.
Alamo Fundraiser- Now through August 26th
Alamo Drafthouse is doing their part implementing a donation option across all Texas theaters to support victims of the El Paso Walmart shooting. Through August 26th, moviegoers have the option to donate $1, $3 or $5 through an add-on feature on the website when purchasing tickets. Alamo Drafthouse will match those donations up to $20,000. Those donations will go to the Paso Del Norte Community Foundation's El Paso Victim's Relief Fund. You can find out more information on the Alamo Drafthouse website.
Fountains at Farah Fundraiser
The Fountains at Farah shopping center have announced that they will be matching donations up to $100,000 made on the website and through retailers and restaurants associated with the Fountains. You can make your donation through this site.
Deadbeach Brewery has recreated a special craft beer to support the victims of the El Paso Walmart shooting. Their One Love passionfruit ale is available now and 100% of the proceeds will go to the EPCF's Victim's Fund.
sPETakular El Paso Strong Dog Bandanas
sPETakular is selling El Paso Strong dog bandanas with 100% of the profits going to the El Paso Victim's Fund. The bandanas range from $8 to $10 and you can purchase them at the Cielo Vista Mall on the lower level by JC Penny. or on their website.
On Next Sunday
Women's Boutique On Next Sunday are selling custom-made El Paso and Sun City necklaces with 100% of the profits going to the El Paso Victim's Fund. The necklaces are $46. You can preorder the necklace on their website.
Sandra Pinon Jewelry
Local jewelry-maker Sandra Pinon is making custom EPTX necklaces, with the proceeds going to the El Paso Shooting Victim's Fund. The necklaces are between $29 to $40 and you can purchase them at local markets or on the Etsy page. You can also visit them on Facebook.