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Support for Allen

Response to the Tragic Shooting in Allen, Texas

Support for Allen

On Saturday, May 6, 2023, 8 people were tragically killed and 7 were wounded while shopping at the Allen Premium Outlets in Allen, Texas. Victims ranged in age from 61 to as young as 3. 

Families of victims and those impacted required support for medical and funeral expenses, as well as grief and trauma counseling.

Support for Allen Fund at CFT

We work with individuals, families, and businesses to make significant and lasting investments that help thousands of individuals and families stabilize and rebuild after disaster strikes. We established the Support for Allen Fund to collect funds to support victims of this senseless tragedy.

Gifts to the fund are directed to local nonprofits providing resources and services in response to this tragedy, including mental health, grief, and trauma support for victims, their families, and affected first responders. Note: This fund will not provide direct payments to individuals.

Donation Form

Already a CFT fundholder?

If you would prefer to send a check, please put “Support for Allen Fund” in the memo line and send to:

Communities Foundation of Texas
5500 Caruth Haven Lane
Dallas, TX 75225

Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) is committed to transparency. In addition to the required credit card/online transaction fee that givers can opt to additionally cover when making their gift, there is a 1% administrative fee to help offset the cost of fund management and grantmaking.
More ways to support

More ways to support

If you’re looking for more ways to support the victims of this tragedy, visit our resources page to find information on:

  • Mental health/trauma resources
  • Resources for victims, survivors, and families
  • Support for family and children resources
  • Prevention resources
  • Ways to donate
  • Additional ways to help

We’re here to help.

If you have questions or would like more information, please reach out.
Nicole Paquette
Senior Director, Communications, Public Relations, and External Affairs

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