Updated May 25, 2022 at 2:50 PM ET.
Uvalde, Texas, is reeling from the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history after a gunman killed at least 19 children and two adults at Robb Elementary School on Tuesday.
Many family members—some of whom gave DNA swabs to help investigators identify victims—waited for hours for news of their loved ones.
Onlookers in and beyond Texas may be wondering what support they can offer. The community is looking for blood donations, legal assistance and funds for victims' families. Read on to learn how you can help.
Donate blood in the days and weeks ahead
University Health System—the largest transfuser of blood in the San Antonio area—is encouraging community members to donate blood to hospitals and centers.