'United We Dance' being held to honor Pulse victims in downtown Orlando

Numerous events are being held this week for the same purpose.

On Thursday night, 'United We Dance" will feature live entertainment and guest speakers including Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Pulse owner Barbara Poma.

That starts at 6 p.m. at Church Street Station.

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At 7 p.m., the "UCF Remembers Pulse" vigil will take place inside the student union. The names of the victims will be read aloud by students. 

A makeshift memorial to victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting continues to grow in front of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, June 18, 2016. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Serv

On Wednesday, Orlando honored Pulse victims and survivors with a blood drive. UCF students donated blood on campus at the student union and the police department. 

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OneBlood says supply is low because of the pandemic. 

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