Clovis Library Tragedy and Response

updated (8/31/17-2:33pm)

Our community is rallying and coming together in many ways in response to the tragic shooting incident at Clovis Carver Library August 28, 2017.

This page is to help anyone who is in need of support due to the incident and for those seeking to come together for the victims, their families, and our community. Please keep all the victims and their families in your prayers.

Feel free to call 2-1-1 for other resources.

Counseling     Prayer Vigils     Donations

Counseling

If you need to talk to someone to help with your grief and other emotions please reach out to any of the following

NM Crisis Line--available 24 hours-- 1-855-662-7474 or 1-855-466-7100

Mental Health Resources of Clovis and Portales  575-769-2345  / 800-432-2159

--on the spot counselling whether walk-in or on the phone 8am-6pm and afterhours as needed.

Salvation Army-- 575-762-3801 ext 1 or 2

--Christian counseling and prayer by phone, walk-in or home visit

Donald Sawyer-Marriage and Family Mediation  575-749-1520

--available to counsel and pray with individuals in need

Presbyterian Health Services   866-254-3555

--will be offering a free 24/7 helpline to those in the community affected by Monday’s events at the library. The line offers emotional and mental health support. 

Matt 25 Hope Center  575-763-4400

--licensed Counselors available. Also special services related to suicide prevention.

Prayer Vigils

Community-wide Candle Light Vigil

Thursday 8/31 7:30pm
Clovis Carver Library Parking Lot

 

Donations

Restaurant GiveBack

Here is the latest list of GiveBack Restaurants, the day they will participate, and how much they are donating.  More restaurants will probably be added, but here is the starting list as of 8/31/17.  All donated proceed will go to the Clovis Library Victims Memorial Fund.

Notes:

  • All restaurants are collecting on sales all day, except McDonald’s, which is donating a percentage of their sales from 4-7pm. 
  • Chili’s is donating from locations statewide.

Restaurant GiveBack

  • Thursday, Aug 31          Taco Box in Clovis AND Portales - 25%
  • Friday, Sept. 1              Foxy’s -  20%
  • Sunday, Sept. 3              Taco Villa - 15%
  • Monday, Sept. 4             Buffalo Grill in Red Arrow - 18%
  • Tuesday, Sept. 5            Weinerschnitzel - 15%

     McDonald’s in Clovis & Portales - 20% from 4-7    

  • Wednesday, Sept 6         Sonic – Clovis locations - 10%
  • Thursday, Sept. 7                   Chili’s Statewide - 15%
  • Friday, Sept. 8              The BBQ Shop in Farwell – 10%

The Clovis Library Victims Memorial Fund is administered by the Clovis/Curry County Chamber

 

JeepJunkies Ride

Due to the recent tragedy our community has faced, The Curry County Jeep Junkies would like to hold a memorial ride for the victims and their families. I will also be making decals to sell and give the profits to the families. They will hold a run on Saturday, September 9th at 10am. We will meet up at Raintree Thriftway parking lot, and ride around Clovis and end at the Library (or the area), around noon, we will then meet at Buffalo Wild Wings for a group lunch. Please, we need a lot of jeeps to participate in this. Consider joining us to give back to our community in its time of need.

Victims GoFundMe Links

"Go Fund Me" sites have been set up to help some of the families in their time of need. Your generosity is very welcome.

for Wanda Walters  https://www.gofundme.com/in-memory-of-wanda-walters

for Krissie Carter https://www.gofundme.com/in-memory-of-krissie-carter

for Alexis Molina and her little brother Noah Molina https://www.gofundme.com/support-for-alexis-molina

Clovis Library Victims Memorial Fund

The community seeks to honor the legacy of Krissie and Wanda, their love of the Clovis Carver Library and sharing reading with our community, through a Clovis Library Victims Memorial Fund. Watch this space for dates and locations of fundraisers.

If you wish to support the Library Victims Memorial Fund you can write a check to :

Library Victims Memorial Fund

and mail

c/o Chamber of Commerce, 105 E Grand Ave, Clovis NM 88101 --
or
take that check/cash donations to Citizen Bank.

 

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