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Donation period for Las Vegas Victims Fund closing soon

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A woman passes crosses for victims of the mass shooting Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, in Las Vegas. A gunman opened fire on an outdoor music concert on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, killing dozens and injuring hundreds.

Interested donors have until the end of the month to give money to the Las Vegas Victims Fund.

The money raised will go toward survivors, first responders, people working at the event and family members of victims shot during the Oct. 1 mass shooting where 58 people were killed and hundreds more were injured while attending a country music festival in Las Vegas.

KVVU-TV reports victims have until Jan. 31 to file a claim.

Funds will begin to be distributed in March.

The funds also include money raised through a GoFundMe account started by Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak and Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo.