After Orlando: What can you do today?

After Orlando: What can you do today?

Those that want to help the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando can take action both online and off and find support services. We’ve put together some suggestions and information about local events happening around the world tonight to support the victims of the tragedy.

Victims’ Donation Fund

Equality Florida has set up a GoFundMe page to help support the mass shooting victims in Orlando.

Blood Donations

To find the local blood donation center near you please visit The blood centers are requesting all donors make an appointment.

Water and Dry Goods

The Center serving the LGBT community in Orlando will be accepting donations of water and dry goods to donate to local blood centers and various counseling sites. Donations may be accepted at 946 N. Mills Ave., Orlando, FL 32803.

Local Hotline and Resources

Family, friends and coworkers of the mass shooting, the city of Orlando has set up a hotline, meet up location and resources.

·      Hotline to check on loved ones (407)-246-4357

·      Reunion spot has been set up at the Hampton Inn at 43 Columbia St., Orlando, 32806 to be reunited with loved ones.

·      Anyone visiting the Orlando Regional Medical Center should check in at North Tower 52 Underwood St., with identification.

Counseling and Community Support Services

The Center serving the LGBT community in Orlando will be offering immediate emergency crisis counseling and support available in both English and Spanish. Support is available in person Monday-Friday at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando from 10am-7pm. Counseling services will also be available at Miracle of Love, 741 W. Colonial Dr, between 11am-3pm and at Hispanic Family Counseling, 6900 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Suite 402, Orlando Florida, 32809.

If those who are unable to seek support in person a crisis hotline is available in both English and Spanish at (407)-822-5036 (Press 1), and (407) 228-1446.

The Heart of Florida United Way has a 24/7 crisis and support hotline available 24/7 Dial 2-1-1.

The Victim Service Center of Central Orlando has a support hotline available at (407) 497-6701.

The Trevor Project offers LGBTQ youth free safe space to talk and get support on the Trevor Lifeline 1-866-488-7386 available 24/7.

The New York Anti-violence Project Hotline is available 24/7 in both English and Spanish at (212) 714-1141.

The Trans Lifeline offers a volunteer staffed helpline for transgender people in crisis or in need of support 1-877-565-8860.  Hours in operation may vary, please check the website for availability.

LGBT HealthLink is a network of health resources and information for health service providers.

How to Find Your Local LGBT Community Center or Equality Organization

To find a listing of local LGBT Community Center near you  or local equality organization at

LGBTQ Youth and Family Support

The Zebra Coalition is a network of organizations in Florida that support LGBTQ youth ages 13-24.

The Orlando Youth Alliance is a safe and affirming space for LGBTQ youth ages 13-24. The Orlando Youth Alliance group meetings are every Tuesday at 6:15 at the Reeves United Methodist Church, 1100 N. Ferncreek Ave, Orlando, FL 32803.

Lakeland Youth Alliance group meetings are every Wednesday at St. David’s Episcopal Church, 145 Edgewood Drive, Lakeland, FL Seminole Youth Alliance group meetings are every Thursday at 6:15 pm at the Casselberry Library on Oxford Street.

GLSEN Orlando

PFLAG Orlando

Local Events

You can find ongoing #WeAreOrlando local or international events at

#WeAreOrlando United States Local Events for June 13, 2016


Idyllwild         Jun-13            6:30 PM         PT      

Los Angeles    Jun-13            7:00 PM         PT     

Pasadena       Jun-13            12:10 PM       PT      

San Diego       Jun-13            6:30 PM         PT      

San Jose          Jun-13            6:00 PM         PT      

Walnut Creek            Jun-13            6:30 PM         PT      


Cañon City     Jun-13            8:00 PM         MT     

Denver           Jun-13            8:00 PM         MT     

Fort Collins     Jun-13            8:00 PM         MT     


Enfield            Jun-13            8:00 PM         ET      

New Haven    Jun-13            6:00 PM         ET


Jacksonville    Jun-13            5:00 PM         ET      

Lake Worth    Jun-13            8:00 PM         ET

Lakeland        Jun-13            7:30 PM         ET      

Miami             Jun-13            6:00 PM         ET      

Orlando          Jun-13            7:00 PM         ET      

Palm Beach    Jun-13            8:00 PM         ET      

Sarasota         Jun-13            8:00 PM         ET      

Tallahassee    Jun-13            6:30 PM         ET

Tampa            Jun-13            7:00 PM         ET      


Athens            Jun-13            7:00 PM         ET      


Chicago         Jun-13          7:00  PM          ET


Fort Wayne    Jun-13            7:00 PM         ET      

Indianapolis   Jun-13            8:30 PM         ET      

Lafayette        Jun-13            8:30 PM         ET      


Iowa City        Jun-13            7:00 PM         CT      


Topeka           Jun-13            7:30 PM         CT      


Berea  Jun-13            6:00 PM         ET      

Murray           Jun-13            8:00 PM           ET


Baton Rouge  Jun-13            6:00 PM         CT      

New Orleans  Jun-13            6:30 PM         CT      


Auburn           Jun-13            6:00 PM         ET      

Bangor            Jun-13            8:30 PM         ET      

Portland         Jun-13            8:30 PM         ET      


Baltimore       Jun-13            7:00 PM         ET      

Montgomery Village/Gaithersburg Jun-13            7:00 PM         ET      

Rockville         Jun-13            6:00 PM         ET      


Boston (City Hall Plaza) Jun-13       6:00 PM         ET      

Cambridge     Jun-13            5:00 PM         ET      

Fitchburg       Jun-13            8:00 PM         ET      

Northampton Jun-13            6:00 PM         ET      

Norton (Wheaton College Cole Chapel)        Jun-13            3:30 PM         ET      

Wellesley (Wellesley Town Hall Green)       Jun-13            7:00 PM         ET      


Detroit            Jun-13            6:00 PM         ET      

Flint    Jun-13               7:30 PM      ET      

Kalamazoo     Jun-13            5:30 PM         ET      


Mankato         Jun-13            7:00 PM         CT      

Columbia        Jun-13            8:00 PM         CT      

Springfield     Jun-17            8:00 PM         CT      


Lincoln            Jun-13            6:00 PM         CT      


Las Vegas       Jun-13            6:00 PM         PT      

New Hampshire       

Manchester    Jun-17            9:00 PM         ET      

New Jersey    

Ocean Grove  Jun-13            8:00 PM         ET      

River Edge     Jun-13            9:00 PM         ET       

New Mexico  

Farmington    Jun-13            8:30 PM         MT     

Santa Fe         Jun-13            6:00 PM         MT     

New York      

Albany            Jun-13            6:00 PM         ET      

Brooklyn         Jun-13            1:45 PM         ET      

Buffalo            Jun-13            6:00 PM         ET      

Long Island    Jun-13            7:00 PM         ET      

Long Island    Jun-13            6:30 PM         ET      

Monticello      Jun-13            6:45 PM         ET      

New York       Jun-13            7:00 PM         ET      

Rochester       Jun-13            7:00 PM         ET      

Syracuse         Jun-13            6:00 PM     

North Carolina          

Charlotte        Jun-13            6:00 PM         ET       The Bar at 316

Durham          Jun-13            5:15 PM         ET      

Greensboro    Jun-13            8:30 PM         ET      

Hickory           Jun-13            8:00 PM         ET      

Raleigh           Jun-13            7:00 PM         ET      


Athens            Jun-13            6:00 PM         ET      


Oklahoma City           Jun-13            8:00 PM CT  


Harrisburg     Jun-13            7:00 PM         ET      

New Hope      Jun-13            8:00 PM         ET      

Philadelphia  Jun-13            6:30 PM         ET      

Phoenixville   Jun-13            7:00 PM         ET      

Pittsburgh      Jun-13            8:00 PM         ET      

Scranton         Jun-13            8:00 PM         ET      

State College  Jun-13            6:00 PM         PT      

South Carolina          

Charleston     Jun-13            7:00 PM         ET      

Myrtle Beach Jun-13            6:00 PM         ET      


Chattanooga  Jun-13            8:00 PM         ET      

Johnson City  Jun-13            8:00 PM         ET      


Draper            Jun-13            9:00 PM         MT     

Fort Worth (Celebration Community Church, 908 Pennsylvania Ave.)     Jun-13            7:00 PM         CT      

Harlingen       Jun-13            7:00 PM         CT      

Houston          Jun-13            6:00 PM         CT      


Salt Lake City Jun-13            7:00 PM         MT     


Burlington      Jun-13            6:00 PM         CT      


Charlottesville           Jun-13            7:30 PM         ET      

Norfolk/Virginia Beach Jun-13 7:00 PM         ET

Williamsburg Jun-13            8:30 PM         ET      


Bainbridge Island Jun-13    7:30 PM         PT      

Bremerton     Jun-13            8:00 PM         PT      

Washington D.C.      

Washington     Jun-13            7:30 PM         ET      


Green Bay      Jun-13            6:00 PM         CT      

Milwaukee     Jun-13            7:00 PM         CT      


Casper            Jun-13            8:30 PM         MT     

June 13, 2016 #WeAreOrlando International Events


Barcelona       Jun-13            1:00 PM        


Umeå  Jun-13            6:00 PM        

United Kingdom       

London           Jun-13            7:00 PM        

Manchester    Jun-13            7:00 PM        

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