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Committee appointed to help continue fundraising efforts for victims of Chattanooga's July16th shooting

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A committee has been appointed to continue fundraising efforts victims of Chattanooga's July 16 shooting. The National Compassion Fund is working with the committee to get the donatlons to the families as quickly as possible. 
Local representatives co-chairing the committee are U.S. Marine Corps Admiral Robert (Bob) Crates, (ret.) and U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Vance Fry, (ret.) 
The committee comprises of 

  •       USN Captain Mickey McCamish, (ret) served 27 years including in Vietnam;
  •       Eva Dillard, past President of United Way of Chattanooga and previously served on the board of the Tennessee Commission on National & Community Service;
  •         USMC Marine Major General Kevin B. Kuklok, (ret);
  •         Kelly Cotton, United States Marine Corps spouse;
  •         USN RADM Noah Long, USN (ret) and Chairman Emeritus of Seabee Memorial Scholarship Association;
  •         Billy Hewitt, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA);
  •         Betsy McCright, former Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps Commander, USNR.  

If you are interested in donating visit  
Also money collected at the September 16, 2015, Chattanooga Unite: A Tribute on the River event, will go to the National Compassion Fund.

There are several ways to donate to the Fund:
•         Online at  
•         Text HOPE to 84465 to donate $10 via text message
•         By mail.  The National Center has partnered with Eagle Bank to accept secure donations.  Please make checks payable to the  National Compassion               Fund Chattanooga and send to:
          National Center for Victims of Crime
          PO Box 360681
          Pittsburgh, PA 15251-6681

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