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Online retailer offers to pay for funerals of Vegas shooting victims

Online retailer offers to pay for funerals of Vegas shooting victims
Posted at 4:28 AM, Oct 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-14 01:16:11-04

(CNN) - An online retailer is offering to pay for the funeral costs of those who died in the Las Vegas massacre.

Zappos said it's working directly with victims' families who need the immediate help.

A company representative said that includes everything from burial costs and caskets to flower arrangements and transportation.

The company also said that it's paying vendors directly to cover those funeral costs.

Zappos has also started a separate online fund to help victims.

The Nevada-based retailer said it's pledging to match up to $1 million in donations.

At last check, the fund has brought-in nearly $400,000.

There are other charitable efforts underway to help victims.

A GoFundMe campaign has raised nearly $11 million.

58 people were killed in the Oct. 1 massacre, making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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