STATEMENT ON ORLANDO SHOOTING
ONE Treasure Coast is shocked and saddened at the news of the Orlando shooting at Pulse, a popular LGBT bar. With news of 49 people dead, and more wounded, June 12 will be forever etched in our communities’ history as a day of grief. Pride of the Treasure Coast Inc., d.b.a. ONE Treasure Coast, and the entire LGBT community of the Treasure Coast stands with LGBT leadership and our many allies across the country in expressing our deep sadness at this horrific event.
Although Americans, the global LGBT community, and its allies are mourning, now is the time to show our unity and strength. Below, you will find more information on counseling and how you can be involved through monetary and blood donations, as well as some local community vigils.
Support Victims of Pulse Shooting – https://www.gofundme.com/pulsevictimsfund/
Donate Blood – https://www.oneblood.org/donate-now/
Treasure Coast Vigils – http://www.facebook.com/ONEtreasurecoast
Counseling – Vivas Counseling Services, LLC http://vivascounseling.com
ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION
Pride of the Treasure Coast, Inc., d.b.a. ONE Treasure Coast is a small, volunteer-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Currently, we are strengthening our long-standing focus of support, education and the social advancement of the local LGBT community.
In the coming years, our hope is to provide support services in a gathering space, open to the public, catering to the LGBT needs in our community.