The Houston Dash will join Houston Dynamo FC, Austin FC and FC Dallas in honoring the victims of Tuesday’s mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
Dash players will wear a commemorative patch on their jerseys during their home game against the North Carolina Courage on Sunday.
In addition to the patch, the organizations behind the clubs are donating funds to the Robb Elementary School Memorial Fund established at the First State Bank of Uvalde, with fans invited to contribute to the fund at FSBUvalde.com.
“For all of us, the horrific scenes at Uvalde are the latest example of a lingering problem facing our country. However, for the loved ones of the children and teachers who lost their lives on Tuesday, it was a singular tragedy that will unfold feel their whole lives,” Houston Dynamo FC and Houston Dash majority owner Ted Segal said. “Our club stands with our counterparts in Austin and Dallas in an effort to provide some comfort to families. , survivors and the entire community of Uvalde Beyond the efforts of our football clubs, we urge our elected officials to take meaningful action to honor the lives needlessly lost in Uvalde and in the preventable shootings across the United States. United.