How to Help Uvalde, Texas and Buffalo, New York

June 15, 2022

At 826, we believe writing is power. By publishing student work, we amplify future thought leaders.

In honor of the 826 mission and the lives lost and affected by gun violence, we’ve donated 25% of 826 Digital Bookstore’s May proceeds to Everytown, an anti-gun violence and gun control advocacy group.

Like so many of you, we’re still grieving the lives of students, educators, and community members stolen from gun violence. If you like to contribute, we’ve collected a few organizations who could use your help:

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