It was one year ago today that Orlando was changed forever. A terrible tragedy occurred at Pulse Nightclub, and our city lost 49 beautiful souls. Please take a moment to honor those listed below.
Fan Fest Orlando will take place September 17, 2016, to raise money for the victims and families of the Pulse Nightclub attack.
At this event, dozens of well-known actors from shows like The Walking Dead, The Flash, Arrow, and others will meet fans, sign autographs, and take photos, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.
If you’re looking for a way to get involved in the relief effort following the Pulse Nightclub tragedy, here are some upcoming benefit events that aim to raise funds for the victims and their families:
Last week, some of Broadway’s biggest stars entered a recording studio to unite their voices to raise money for the victims of the Pulse tragedy in Orlando. Today, Broadway For Orlando has released that single, a recording of Burt Bacharach’s “What the World Needs Now Is Love,” which is produced in conjunction with Playbill.
While there have been a few vigils and memorials already for the Pulse victims, this weekend there are several more that are open to the public around Central Florida.
Here are some of the ones you can still participate in:
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has announced the formation of the One Orlando Fund. The purpose of the Fund is to provide a way to help respond to the needs of our community, now and in the time to come, after the effects of the Pulse tragedy.
As can be expected, this weekend’s Pulse shooting tragedy was foremost on the minds of late night TV talk show hosts. Several of them took a moment at the start of their shows on Sunday and Monday, to give their thoughts.
Some of these may be a bit controversial, but there is no doubt each was speaking from their heart and pulling no punches.
In the wake of the shooting tragedy this weekend at Pulse Nightclub, Orlando has come together and shown that we are truly One Orlando. In recent days, several vigils have been held, and several more are scheduled for this weekend.
The night of June 13, a vigil was held in downtown Orlando on the lawn of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: