Saskatoon gay bars fundraise to help shooting victims in Orlando

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WATCH ABOVE: Pink Nightclub owner Skipp Anderson is in studio with Global's Lisa Dutton to talk about a fundraiser this weekend for the victims of the Orlando shooting – Jun 17, 2016

Two gay bars in Saskatoon will raise money to help victims of the massacre that left 49 people and the shooter dead at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla.

Divas Nightclub is holding its fundraiser Friday night, when 50 per cent of the proceeds from the door and 100 per cent of coat check money will go to families of the victims.

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The bar will also hold a 50/50 draw and donations will be collected throughout the evening.

A moment of silence will happen before the show and a victim tribute video will be played.

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On Saturday, Pink Lounge & Nightclub will donate all of its cover money to the victims fund.

Donations will also be accepted, with the bar matching every dollar. Renowned drag queen Rhea Litré will make the trip from Los Angeles to perform at Pink.

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One of her best friends was killed in the Orlando massacre.

A GoFundMe account for the Pulse nightclub shooting victims raised millions of dollars in less than a week.

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