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Highland Park Community Foundation
To help those directly impacted by the mass shooting in Highland Park, the Highland Park Community Foundation has established a July 4th Highland Park Shooting Response Fund.
According to the city, “All contributions to the Response Fund will go directly to victims and survivors or the organizations that support them.”
Here’s how to donate.
Illinois Crime Victims Fund
According to the Illinois Attorney General, “The Crime Victims Compensation Act was established by the Illinois General Assembly in 1973 with the primary goal of helping to reduce the financial burden imposed on victims of violent crime and their families.”
According to the fund’s website, “the Illinois Crime Victim Compensation Program can provide eligible victims and their families with up to $27,000 in financial assistance for expenses accrued as a result of a violent crime. “No victim of a crime should be paying out of pocket for their medical or therapy bills (and no family member should be paying for funeral bills).”
Here’s how to [see if you’re eligible for assistance].
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