I’ve been pretty quiet about the events in Orlando because I was at a loss for words. Literally. I’ve used them all. There has been so much anger and hate and violence taking lives that even my most heartfelt of sentiments ring hollow. Be assured, Orlando is in my thoughts and prayers, but if this shooting taught me anything it’s that thoughts and prayers pale compared to action. And if #holdthefloor was any indication, I’m not the only one who has learned that lesson over the past few years.
From now on, instead of wasting another moment on words when these kinds of things happen, I’m going to post ways to take action.
Click here to contact Christian West Howard
Other Ways to Help Orlando Shooting Victims and Their Families
Jet Blue is offering free flights for the families or domestic partners of victims.
Every day I’m seeing more outreach for the victims in Orlando. If you see anything I’ve missed, post them in the comments here.