Chardon High School shooting: Community raises money for victims' families

10:24 AM, Feb 28, 2012   |    comments
A sign in front of Chardon High School where a shooting took place on February 27, 2012 in Chardon, Ohio. (Photo by David Dermer/Getty Images)
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CHARDON, OH (WKYC) - The community of Chardon is helping to raise money to support the families of the Chardon High School shooting victims.

Two students died in the shootings, three others remain hospitalized.

A prayer vigil is planned for this evening in Chardon.

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Beginning Wednesday, the Chardon High School class of 2007 will be making bracelets and pins to be sold at the Giant Eagle in Chardon and the Old Navy store in Mentor. Money raised will to the victim's families to help with expenses.

The girl scouts are also making black and red ribbon pins for the community. They were handing them out at the prayer services.

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In addition the Chardon Angels of Hope has set up a fund at Huntington Bank for donations for the families. Donations can be made through any Huntington Bank branch.

The non-profit group is also planning a community vigil for May 3 on the Chardon Square.


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