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Ways to help Marshall County High School victims

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WSIL -- It's a question many are asking: How to help victims of the Marshall County school shooting? 

There are several ways to help. Here are a few:

Several businesses like Jett Setters and Bluegrass Toggerty are selling T-Shirts to raise money for the victims' families and survivors. 

The shirts come with different designs, but they all convey the same message: pride, strength and resilience in the face of evil.

Bracelets with labels like "Marshall County Strong" are also a popular item this week. Most places like HITECOutdoors and Community Financial Services Bank are selling them for $1, as long as supplies last.

There's also a way to help the victims' families and survivors directly.

The Marshall County Rotary Club set up a bank account at First Kentucky Bank in Benton, KY. The Rotary said 100 percent of the money donated to its "Youth Service Fund of Marshall County" will go directly to the victims. After all needs are met, the remaining money will go toward scholarships.

There's another fund set up at First Kentucky Bank under the name "MCHS Victims." Donations can be made at any branch.

There's also an account set up for victims at Community Financial Services Bank. You can visit any CFSB location to donate. Donations can also be made online at: https://smartpay.profitstars.com/express/CFSBGiveCPP/Payment/QuickPay?LocationId=%7B+id+%3D+LocationId+%7D

There are also several benefits planned.

Badgett Playhouse in Grand Rivers, KY will hold a gospel show on Jan. 28 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10. For more information and to buy tickets, call call 1-888-362-4223 or visit: https://badgettplayhouse.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=1053862

On Saturday, Feb. 3, The Pond (formerly Willow Pond) restaurant in Aurora will be sponsor a benefit for the victims and their families. Everyone will order their meals off of the regular menu and The Pond will be donating 100% of the proceeds from this day. Jett Setters in Benton, KY will have shirts for sale during this time as well. Short sleeve are $6 and Long Sleeve are $8. 

On Feb. 18, starting at 10 a.m. Krisp Impressions will be host mini sessions (20 minute sessions, 2-3 sets available, 10-15 images, print release on all images. $35. Proceeds will go to the families of students affected by the shooting. Appointments will be taken and so will walk ins.

At least three benefit concerts are also planned.  The concerts will be held Feb. 17 at Twin Lakes Worship Center in Benton, KY. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1779837902311118/permalink/1781130028848572/

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