Las Vegas Victims Fund to Distribute $31.5M

There’s no amount of money that can replace a life lost, but these families are grateful to receive help. Plans were announced this week, to distribute donations, collected via a victims fund, following the tragic events that took place at The Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas.


31.5 million dollars will be distributed to victims and their families.  Each family of the 58 who perished will receive $275K (maximum amount) from the fund. $275,000 will also be paid to 10 other people who were left paralyzed or suffering permanent brain injury. The full breakdown of fund distribution can be found HERE

Donation Breakdown: 

  • Anywhere from $1 to $400,000 collected via individual contributions.
  • $5.2M The Vegas Strong Fund
  • $4M MGM Resorts
  • $700K Vegas Strong Benefit Concert
  • $66K raised by students, faculty and staff at Green Valley High School.

Sonny and Heather Melton of Tennessee were in Las Vegas celebrating their 1st anniversary. Sonny lost his life protecting his wife. 

We continue to keep all of these angels in our thoughts and prayers. 

Amy Paige

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