Several GoFundMe campaigns have been launched to help the Canadian victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday.
At least 59 people died and more than 500 people were injured when a gunman opened fire on a crowd attending the Route 91 Music Festival.
Three Albertans and one British Columbian were among those killed, while other Canadians were seriously injured in the brutal attack.
Braden Matejka, of Lake Country, B.C., was attending the festival in Las Vegas with his girlfriend when he took a bullet to the back of his head. His injuries include bleeding and swelling of the brain, fluid in the brain cavity and impaired vision.
A GoFundMe campaign was started in Lake Country with the hopes of taking some of the financial pressure off of Braden and his loved ones while he recovers. Canadians have shown their support for this family, helping to raise more than $18,375 in one day.
Jessica Klymchuk, from Alberta, was attending the concert with her fiancé Brent Irla, and was the mother of four children. She died Monday morning with Irla by her side.
A GoFundMe page has been launched by a family friend Noella Marie, to help support Klymchuk’s children. So far, $11,550 has been raised.
Jordan McIldoon, 23, of Maple Ridge, BC, was killed in the Las Vegas mass shooting while at the music festival with his girlfriend Amber.
McIldoon was an only child, a month shy of finishing his heavy duty mechanic apprenticeship, and enjoyed the great outdoors.
A GoFundMe page has been launched by friend Mitchel Brown, to help cover the family’s funeral expenses. So far, it has raised $16,959.
Tara Roe, from Okotoks, Alberta, who also died in the shooting, worked for Sophia Models International, and was married with two children.
A GoFundMe page has been launched by L Nye, to help cover funeral expenses. So far, it has raised $117,582.
Calla Medig of Jasper, Alta., was also killed. The 28-year-old was taking time off from her job at a west Edmonton Moxie’s restaurant to enjoy Las Vegas with her roommate.
Longtime friend Lyndsay Perham said Medig will be remembered as strong and loyal.
Ryan Sarrazin, of Saskatchewan, was seriously injured by gunfire in the Las Vegas shooting.
A GoFundMe page has been launched by Tamara Johnson, to help cover medical and travel expenses for Sarrazin. So far, it has raised $69,610.
GoFundMe page has also been launched to help provide relief and financial support to all the victims and families affected by the Las Vegas shooting.
The campaign was started by Steve Sisolak, Clark County Commission Chair from Las Vegas. So far, the fund has raised $8,869,989.
To donate to help support all affected by the Las Vegas mass shooting, go here: gofundme.com/dr2ks2-las-vegas-victims-fund