Helena Ellenson donated 2017-10-30 18:47:26 -0700$3,760.83 raisedGOAL: $5,000.00
Today, gun violence is an urgent public health and human rights issue in New Haven, and the city has seen dangerous levels of youth gun violence. According to a study conducted by the Community Alliance of Research and Engagement into six low-income neighborhoods of New Haven, 73% of residents have heard gun shots more than once; 19% heard them weekly or more. Roughly 30% report a family member or close friend had been hurt by violence. If, like us, you think these numbers are too high, please help our effort to end gun violence in New Haven.
Together, alongside students at Yale and community and faith-based groups in New Haven, we're coordinating fundraisers with local businesses and organizing donations from individuals. Any amount helps and is greatly appreciated.Donate