Tips to avoid donation scams following mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH

The Department of Homeland Security is warning about donation scams following mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.
They have provided the 3 main tips to making sure your donations are in the right hands.
1: Research charities or crowdfunding campaigns yourself to make sure it’s clear exactly where your money is going.
2: Be cautious when it comes to opening email attachments and never click on links in unsolicited email messages asking for money.
3: Be wary of fraudulent pleas and donation ads on social networking sites.
CISA also warns about door-to-door solicitations during tragedies.