"This community, and the men women of OPD, know all too well the anguish that is gripping the residents, visitors and law enforcement community in Las Vegas". The UFC.has been headquartered in Las Vegas since January 2001, following Station Casinos owners Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta III purchasing the promotion from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million. The police closed a mile of Las Vegas Boulevard, asking public to steer clear of the area, and "h$3 ours later, much of the city remained at shut down" (Nytimes.com).
All the chaplains are trained in crisis intervention.
"We are grateful for our city's courageous first responders, law enforcement and medical personnel and the courage they demonstrated under unimaginable circumstances".
Comedian Joe Rogan, a UFC commentator, tweeted that all proceeds from his Friday show will be donated to the Las Vegas Victims Fund.
The chaplains deploying from all over country are affiliated with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
"It is our unique responsibility to help them with the information we have", Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer said during a news conference Monday. "We were able to triage within our emergency department", he says. If you would like to donate blood, visit the American Red Cross website. That's because blood only has a shelf life of 42 days and it's crucial those donations get used! "God still loves them and he can bring them hope and comfort in the midst of their crisis".
Those at the outdoor music festival on the Las Vegas Strip when Sunday night's mass shooting occurred are describing the terrifying moments the gun shots rang out and how they ran for their lives. Thank you for the man who was willing to pile us in his vehicle and drive us to safety.
A heart-wrenching photo of dried blood on the floor at Sunrise Hospital Las Vegas hospital emphasized the need for donors to help after the deadly shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival.
The victims need blood donations, local officials say, and people are lining up to give.
The airline is also re-accommodating Las Vegas travelers who wish to change their plans this week without change fees.
The ride-hailing companies are offering free rides to and from certain blood donation centers, hospitals and relief centers.