PARKLAND, FLA - The official GoFundMe page launched after the February 14 tragedy raised $10.5 million for the victims and their families. The Broward Education Foundation and the Stoneman Douglas Victims’ Fund Steering Committee announced the distribution plan for the funds on July 2.
According to the distribution plan, the families of the 17 victims will receive $400,000 each.
The 18 individuals injured during the tragedy will receive a total of $1.63 million.
Each of the 434 individuals who were in the 1200 building at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School at the time of the shooting and whose applications were verified will each receive $2,500.
The 1,048 individuals who were on campus during the shooting but not in the 1200 building and whose applications were verified will each receive $1,000.
“The disbursements are gifts from nearly 37,000 caring and generous individuals, companies, organizations and foundations and 100 percent of the funds raised will be distributed to the victims and families,” said Christina Fischer, Broward Education Foundation Board Chair. “These gifts are given without any restriction on their use. The families and recipients are in the best position to determine how these funds would be most beneficial to their healing.”