UPDATE: The shirt sales have proven to be a success! Those making the shirts said they will be suspending sales at midnight Monday so they can catch up with all the orders.
SPOKANE, Wash.—The community came together and showed their support for those affected by the fatal Freeman High School shooting.
One way people showed their support was by purchasing a "Freeman Strong" t-shirt.
The support showed,the creators of the “Freeman Strong” t-shirts said $16,000 have been raised so far.
The three said they originally thought they'd make a couple hundred dollars selling the shirts.
Freeman High School alum, Trevor Smith said he got the idea to make the shirts after the shooting and he saw an opportunity to give back to his community.
"I felt that the community needed some help, and throughout my thirteen years here they helped me so much, it was just time to give back," said Smith.
The shirts cost $10 and all proceeds will go to the victims and their families.
The orders placed before Friday September 15 can be picked up Tuesday September 19, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday September 20, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Albertson's parking lot on 13606 East 32nd Ave.
The orders placed after Friday September 15 can be picked up in the Albertson's parking lot Friday September 22 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.and Sunday September 24, from noon to 3:00 p.m.