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Fundraisers for Lauren Landavazo and Makayla Smith


Fund-raising Events Honoring Lauren Landavazo and Makayla Smith Fill the Calendar


Wichita Falls community members have found many ways to honor shooting victims Lauren Landavazo and Makayla Smith and to raise money for their families 


September 8: Midwestern State University Cross-Country Run/Walk at Wichita Park

MSU cross-country will host a benefit run/walk Thursday, September 8 at Lake Wichita Park. The run/walk will start after the cross-country meet around 6 p.m. Participants may make donations starting at 4 p.m 


September 10: Sam's Club burgers

Sam's Club will grill burgers and hot dogs Saturday, September 10 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. All donations will be given to the victims' families.

September 10: Midwestern State University Social Work Club at McNiel Middle School

The Midwestern State University social work students will be on hand at McNiel Middle School Saturday, September 10 from Noon – 4 p.m. for a bake sale fundraiser that will benefit victims and their families. Various desserts will be sold.


September 12: Back Porch Draft House Donates Profits

On Monday, September 12th, Back Porch Draft House at 4214 Kell Blvd., Suite 100, will donate 100 percent of its profits to the victims' families.

To view the Facebook event, click here.


September 24: We Are One Zumbathon and 5K at McNiel Middle School

The We are One: Zumbathon and 5K to benefit Makayla Smith and the family of Lauren Landavazo is scheduled for Saturday, September 24, at McNiel Middle School. Wear purple. A 5K begins at 8 a.m.; Zumba begins at 9 a.m.

The cost is $10. All proceeds will go directly to the families.

To view the facebook event, click here.


Lauren Landavazo's GoFundMe Page

A GoFundMe page is set up for people to make donations to help Lauren's family cover funeral costs.

To view the GoFundMe page, click here.


Makayla Smith's GoFundMe Page

A GoFundMe page is set up for people to make donations to help Makayla Smith's family with medical bills.

To view the GoFundMe page, click here.