Verified fundraisers for Deputy Flick along with officers and civilian injured

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Verified fundraising pages by 11 News:

Photo courtesy: El Paso County Sheriff's Office

Click here for the link to the foundation and online PayPal account for the Flick family and the El Paso County Sheriff's Foundation.

Click here to help the Stone family.

Click here to help the civilian shot, Thomas Villanueva.

Several local businesses are stepping up to support the fallen deputy. A list of verified upcoming fundraisers is below:

Sticks for the Flicks:
March 3 at 10 a.m. at Doherty High School Softball Field (4515 Barnes Road in Colorado Springs), nearly 100 athletes will be competing in a home run derby benefiting the Flick family. Members of the community can pledge money for each home run.

Pledges may be made in one of three methods: A per foot pledge – the distance of the participant’s farthest three hits in the first round will be combined and multiplied by the amount of the pledge; a per home run pledge or; a flat rate pledge.

AfterShock 16U is hosting. Their coach is a former police officer who was shot in the line of duty outside Peterson Air Force Base in 1998.

Thin Blue Line USA:
Click here to purchase a bracelet where 100 percent of the proceeds will go toward the sheriff's office foundation.

Rita's Italian Ice: Saturday, March 3 located at 7866 N. Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs. On Saturday, March 3, the shop will give 15 percent of proceeds to Villanueva's medical expenses.

The Coffee Exchange: Sunday, March 4. Located at 526 S. Tejon St., Colorado Springs. From open to close, 30 percent of all sales will be donated to the sheriff's office foundation. A blues band will also play from 9 a.m. to noon.
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UPDATE (2/14/18): Deputy Scott Stone was released from the hospital on Wednesday according to his church, Springs Lighthouse. The church confirmed with 11 News Stone would require physical therapy and has a long road to a full recovery.

The same day, the civilian shot had a successful surgery. The GoFundMe page for Thomas Villanueva provided the following update:

Hi Folks,
Good news today! Thomas's surgery went well! The doctors inserted posts and screws to support his spine and prevent further injury. His breathing is still assisted, so pray for his lung to unfold! We would like to thank everyone so much for their contributions to his future, but after further research we feel the need to extend his gofund goal to $50,000.00. His paralysis is going to be extremely difficult to cope with, so were going to see how secure we can make this young man feel about his future!

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PREVIOUS: The local community is coming together in support following Monday's deadly shooting that left four others injured.

El Paso County Deputy Micah Flick was shot and killed. The 34-year-old, a beloved man, leaves behind his wife and 7-year-old twins. Injured in the shooting were Colorado Springs Police Detective Marcus Yanez, El Paso County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Jacob Abendschan, El Paso County Sheriff's Office Deputy Scott Stone, and a civilian, Thomas Villanueva. Yanez and Abendschan have since been released from the hospital. Stone and Villanueva were still being treated there as of Friday. The suspect, 19-year-old Manuel Zetina, was also killed in the shootout.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office announced an online donation page for fallen Deputy Micah Flick. Click here to donate online through the verified El Paso County Sheriff's Office account. That's in addition to the donation site at Sheriff's Office Foundation, Inc. The foundation is located at 1980 Dominion Way, Suite 200 in Colorado Springs.

11 News also verified a GoFundMe account for Villanueva. Click here to donate money that will help Thomas with financial security. According to the page, a bullet entered Thomas's left shoulder, passed through his spinal cord and exited through his left lung. He is fighting for a recovery, with another surgery expected Thursday.

11 News also spoke directly with the family of Stone. Although he is expected to make a full recovery, he has a long road ahead of him. Click here to help the Stone family. Stone's grandfather was shot and killed in the line of duty and his father is retired law enforcement. Stone is married and has a 2-year-old son. Stone's sister is also a deputy with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.

Stone started his law enforcement career as a park ranger in the Pueblo Lake area. From there he went on to serve the community of Manitou Springs with their police department before joining the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. His father retired from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office after 27 years of service.

"He's very upset about what happened," Rob Stone, the father of Deputy Scott Stone told 11 News. "Particularly with the loss of Deputy Flick, they were friends but he's doing as well as can be expected."

It isn't just the law enforcement community mourning the loss of Deputy Flick -- he had deep roots in the community as a whole. As a graduate in 2002, Flick attended Colorado Springs Christian School. On Tuesday, his former football coach told 11 News he was like a son to him.

"He [Flick] was one of those guys that wanted his life to be an example of his words," said Mason Young, a former football coach and current principal at CSCS. "It didn't surprise me when he got into law enforcement because he wanted to use his gifts and talents to serve other people."

Several local businesses are stepping up to support the fallen deputy. A list of verified upcoming fundraisers is below:

El Paso County Sheriff's Office: Click here for the link to the foundation and online PayPal account.

Thin Blue Line USA:
Click here to purchase a bracelet where 100 percent of the proceeds will go toward the sheriff's office foundation.

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers: Wednesday, Feb. 14 at the Monument and all Colorado Springs locations from open to close. The business will donate 20 percent of all sales to the sheriff's office foundation.

Perkins Restaurant and Bakery: On Friday, Feb. 16, 20 percent of proceeds will be donated to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Foundation in honor of Flick's family. Part of the proceeds will also go towards the family of Thomas Villanueva to help with medical expenses.

Costa Vida: Saturday, Feb. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., located at 122 Tracker Dr., Colorado Springs. The restaurant will give all proceeds from sales, including gift cards, to the family through the foundation. There will also be a silent auction throughout the day.

Lillie Avenue: Located at 13271 Bass Pro Dr, Colorado Springs. Through the entire month of February, a portion of the sales at the local boutique will go toward the family.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is also warning the public of fraudulent GoFundMe pages set up.

"Unfortunately in scenarios like this, there are people who like to take advantage of victims," said Jackie Kirby with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. "They want to profit off of somebody's tragedy and loss."

Kirby continued, "We want to make sure that everybody that donates that the money is going to where they want it to go and that is to the Flick family."

If you are a family member of any of the law enforcement officers or the civilian injured in the shooting and you would like to confirm a donation page or event, please email news@kktv.com