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Clackamas Town Center victims' fund reaches $266,600

The fund established to help the families of three Clackamas Town Center shooting victims has reached $266,600.

The fund was established as a a 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit by the Clackamas County Peace Officers Benevolent Foundation after the Dec. 11, 2012, shooting in the shopping center that killed two adults and left a 15-year-old girl wounded.

According to the CCPOBF, a total of 146 donations were received in the month following the shooting, ranging four one-dollar bills to a single $250,000 contribution.

The donor of the $250,000 asked to remain anonymous and was specific how the funds should be spent. Each of the impacted families received $80,000 and the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office received $10,000 to be put towards continued cooperative training with the retail community.

The remaining funds will stay not be spent until each of the families can be contacted and their needs assessed. That will happen within the next few weeks.

Killed in the incident were Cindy Yuille, 54, of Portland and Steve Forsyth, 45 of West Linn. Southeast Portland resident Kritina Shevchenko was wounded but has left the hospital and is recovering.

The shooter, Jacob Tyler Roberts, 22, of Southeast Portland committed suicide as law enforcement officers were closing in.

has received $266,600.00 since setting up the fund on December 12th. The CCPOBF, established the fund specifically for the 3 families physically impacted by the actions of the suspect in the case.

The donations have been as small as 4 one-dollar bills and as much as $250,000.00. A total of 146 individual donations have been received.

The Foundation is continuing to receive donations for the three families and you are welcome to donate as well.

Donations can be made by mailing a check to:

CCPOBF, PO Box 426, Oregon City, OR 97045

Be sure to make the check out to CCPOBF and put CTC Victim Fund in the memo line.

Donations can also be made in person at any branch of Clackamas Federal Credit Union. Locations can be found by clicking on this link http://www.clackamasfcu.org/about-us/locations.html.

When making a donation at the bank, please let the teller know that the donation is for the CTC Victim Fund, which is under the Clackamas County Peace Officers' Benevolent Foundation.