“We appreciate the protection you give us. We wanted to recognise what you do for us every day,” ago was quoted as saying by the local Dallas Morning News. “This is more than generous. I have such respect for the Indian community,” Rawling said. About half of the amount came from US-India Chamber and its members.
Other groups, such as the Dallas Indian Lions Club, DFW Hindu Temple, the DFW Gujarati Samaj, the Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple, the Jain Society of North Texas and the India Association of North Texas, donated about $ 5,000 each, the daily said.
On July 7, a gunman ambushed and fired upon a group of police officers in Dallas, killing five officers and injuring nine others.