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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Are you looking for ways to help and honor the victims of Monday's mass shooting in downtown Louisville? Here are a few ways:

Blood Donations

The city said mass casualty events like Monday's shooting put a strain on medical resources. Mayor Craig Greenberg is asking the Louisville community members to donate blood. The public can donate through the Kentucky Blood Center or the American Red Cross

UofL Health - University Hospital's Dr. Jason Smith said his team used at least 170 units of blood following the mass shooting. For perspective, the average blood donation per person is one unit. The average adult has 10.5 pints of blood in their body. 

Donors must be 17 years old, and the time commitment from registration to post-donation refreshments is typically 30-40 minutes. 

The Kentucky Blood Center has donor centers across the state including locations in the Louisville area. Visit KyBloodCenter.org to make an appointment or call 800-775-2522

  • Kentucky Blood Center - Middletown Donor Center
    • 12905 Shelbyville Road
    • Louisville, KY 40243
    • Phone: 502-290-0537
    • Hours: Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Saturday: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Kentucky Blood Center - Hillview Donor Center
    • 5406 Antle Drive
    • Louisville, KY 40229
    • Phone: 502-915-0989
    • Hours: Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Saturday: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The American Red Cross has drives and donor centers across the state including two locations in Louisville. 

  • Louisville American Red Cross East End
    • 291 N. Hubbards Lane, Louisville, KY
  • Louisville American Red Cross Downtown
    • 520 E. Chestnut St., Louisville, KY

The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive in downtown Louisville on Tuesday, April 25, 2023.

  • Jefferson County Judicial Center
  • 700 W. Jefferson St., Louisville, KY
  • Tuesday, April 25, 2023
  • 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Victim Fundraisers

The family of Josh Barrick, a husband and father of two shot and killed inside Old National Bank, set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for his widow and children. The family said all the money raised will go to Jessica Barrick and the children to use for funeral expenses and other immediate financial needs. Anything else will go into future trusts and funds for the family. To donate, click here.

The family of Juliana Farmer has set up a GoFundMe page to help with her arrangements. To donate, click here

And the Louisville Metro Police Foundation posted several images of Wilt on Facebook and set up a fund to raise money for his hospital and recovery expenses. The public is invited to donate to the fund on the foundation's website.

The Foundation started another fundraiser Thursday in the victims' names. Money raised will be split among their families. That can be found by clicking here.

Family and friends have set up a donation page for Deana Eckert to help her family. To donate, click here. The page says funds will go to her husband and her two children to help support them financially. 


Car show to benefit LMPD Officer Nickolas Wilt & Family: Sunday, April 23 from noon to 6 p.m. at 5520 Fern Valley Road #114, Louisville, Ky. 40228. $5 per car entry. 

If you know of a fundraiser or other benefits for the victims of the Old National Bank shooting, Louisville Metro Police or first responders, please send us the info at webteam@wdrb.com


The Federal Bureau of Investigations created a website to gather information about Monday's deadly shooting at the Old National Bank in downtown Louisville.

The FBI is asking anyone with any information about the shooting to go to the website by clicking here, and fill out the form.

You can also call Louisville Metro Police Department's anonymous tip line at 502-574-LMPD (5673), or submit a tip on the LMPD's website by clicking here.

This story will be updated as more information is sent to the newsroom. 

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