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Carolina Panthers donate $100,000 to South Carolina shooting victims' families and church

The Carolina Panthers are donating $100,000 to the families of the victims in the shooting tragedy that occurred earlier this week in Charleston, South Carolina. Bakari Sellers, a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, shared the letter on Twitter:

The body of the letter, in case it's difficult to read in the image above:

Dear Mr. Sellers:

In honor of Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, Cynthia Hurd, Susie Jackson, Ethel Lance, DePayne Middleton-Doctor, The Reverend Clementa Pinckney, Tywanza Sanders, The Reverend Daniel L. Simmons, Sr. and Myra Thompson, please accept the enclosed check from the Carolina Panthers in the amount of $100,000 to provide $10,000 per family to help defray funeral costs and other financial needs of each, and $10,000 for the church as a memorial honoring the victims. Our hearts are one with those who grieve the loss of these individuals.


Jerry Richardson

If you'd like to contribute to the Mother Emanuel Hope Fund, the city of Charleston has set up a website with details on how to help.

(h/t @DianneG)