Charlottesville hospitals launch fund to support medical expenses of rally victims

Charlottesville is calm the day after the Unite the Right rally, a gathering of white nationalists, neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan and members of the 'alt-right,' that left Heather Heyer dead and injured 19 others. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (Getty Images)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A fund has been started to help victims at multiple Charlottesville area hospitals after violent protests this past weekend.

"Contributions to this fund will support medical expenses for patients at UVA Medical Center and Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital who were injured and impacted by this unwanted violence in our community," according to the online posting.

Gifts may also be made via check, payable to UVA Health Foundation and mailed to:

UVA Health Foundation

ATTN: Charlottesville Patient Support Fund

P.O. Box 400331

Charlottesville, VA 22904-4331