Community gives $112,000 to families of children killed in bus crash

Community gives $112,000 to families of children killed in bus crash

November 24th, 2016 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

Terrance Hayes, Takayla Robinson and Ha-Rhiya Bennett, from left, watch as a woman who declined to be named places balloons at a memorial on Talley Road Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016. Balloons and stuffed animals have been left to honor six students who were killed when their school bus crashed Monday, Nov. 21, 2016. Bennett attends Woodmore Elementary School.

Photo by Angela Lewis Foster /Times Free Press.

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At least $112,000 has been raised for the families of the six children who were killed in Monday's school bus crash, according to United Way.

The Woodmore Fund also has about $10,000 in pending pledged donations, according to a release from United Way. 

The organization has been working to coordinate money donations for the families, and says that all proceeds will support people affected by the bus crash. 

The Tennessee Titans contributed $25,000 to the fund, the release said. 

United Way is also hosting a fundraiser at the Hamilton Place Mall from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, the release said. 

The fundraiser will be held in the upper level near Amy's Hallmark. 

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