FORT PIERCE, Fla. - HOW YOU CAN HELP:
The Hundred Club of St. Lucie County is already assisting the family of Sgt. Gary Morales, the St. Lucie County Sheriff's sergeant killed Thursday morning, a spokeswoman said.
The nonprofit charitable group provides financial support to families of law enforcement officers and other public safety officials including those who are injured or killed in the line of duty.
The organization has contacted Morales' family which includes his wife and two young daughters, said Dorothy Shaw, the group's vice president. She works for the sheriff's office.
The organization can help with such things as funeral and family expenses including transportation and meals.
For more information, call Shaw at 772-462-3205 or at 462-3205.
Tax-deductible contributions may be mailed to the Hundred Club of St. Lucie County, c/o Tammy Schwab, St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office, 4700 W. Midway Road, Fort Pierce, FL 34981-4825.
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