Community Food Bank Raises More Than $75K in Giffords' Name

Mark Kelly, the husband of stricken Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, suggested in the wake of her shooting that people who wanted to help should consider donating to the Community Food Bank or the Southern Arizona chapter of the American Red Cross.

That's opened a floodgate of contributions to the Community Food Bank. Jack Parris, the food bank's public-relations manager, says the organization has already received $75,000 for a fund that bears Giffords' name.

At some point in the (hopefully near) future, the food bank will give Giffords and Kelly a chance to designate how they'd like the money to help, said Parris.

If you would like to get in on the donations, contact the Community Food Bank:

Community Food Bank
3003 S. Country Club Road, No. 221
Tucson, AZ 85713
Donate online at or call (520) 622-0525.

Here's a round-up of other ways you can help: