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# 248252 16-Mar-2019 11:11
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Hello folks there are a couple of fundraising pages that you should consider when donating to help Christchurch victims.

 

United for Christchurch Mosque Shootings - currently at $ 740,000 of a $ 800,000 goal

 

Victim Support Official Page: Christchurch Shooting Victims' Fund - currently at $ 665,000 of an open goal

 

Alternative site for Victim Support donations

 

On a personal side, this is a page for a specific family who lost their husband/father.

 

These numbers are at the time of this post.

 

 





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Genuine question.

 

New Zealanders and other folk around the world have been extremely generous, which is fantastic, and I understand the funds raised now exceed $10M.

 

Does anyone know who the custodian of all this money is and what it will be spent on?

 

(Apologies if this is covered in the main thread, I haven't read all of it)





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I am curious as to what will be done with $10M? Will they buy land and re build another Mosque or two there? I would personally not step foot there if I was affected by such an event.

While it is good to contribute, is there a point where it becomes too much? If there is do they just pay it forward with other organisations?





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The Victims Support money is only for these families. 100 people directly affected, many with families so I would say it is probably going to be used for those whose main breadwinner died, then arranging living costs, etc. I know of one case personally where the family is currently away so they have to be brought back here, etc. Lots of things happen and need help. All cost money.




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freitasm: The Victims Support money is only for these families. 100 people directly affected, many with families so I would say it is probably going to be used for those whose main breadwinner died, then arranging living costs, etc. I know of one case personally where the family is currently away so they have to be brought back here, etc. Lots of things happen and need help. All cost money.

 

Yeah, Everything costs in this world. If the total is around $10,000,000 distributed between 100 people that is $100,000 each average so that should go a very long way, some needing less than others so I would assume everyone would be looked after very well. 

My question was however, not that the money is going to be used but in the case there is so much of it they cannot attribute it to anything of any need further. What do they do? This is a possibility..

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