Newtown, Connecticut: How to Help
People and groups seeking to provide support and assistance to the families of the victims of the Dec 14th shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown Connecticut:
A Patch.com summary of the memorial donations chosen by the families of the victims.
The Sandy Hook School Support Fund is a partnership between the United Way of Western Connecticut in partnership with Newtown Savings Bank to provide services to families and to the community that has been affected.
Check donations may be mailed to:
Sandy Hook School Support Fund
c/o Newtown Savings Bank
39 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470
The Huffington Post names three nonprofits, including the Red Cross, Newtown Youth and Family Services, and Newtown Parent Connection, as helping the communities of Newtown with basic needs and emergency and berievement counseling.
Yahoo News' Virgibia Hefferman reports that Newtown Youth and Family Services is accepting donations for "emergency counseling for families, community members or staff involved in the Sandy Hook Elementary school tragedy."
The Cololrado band OneRepublic are holding a fundraiser on Indigogo for families of the victims of the Newtown, CT shooting to help them with expenses related to missed work, counselling, and funeral expenses.
The Sandy Hook Elementary School Victims Relief Fund, a Crowdrise Fundraiser started by a former Sandy Hook Elementary student to gather support for the victims, families, and all others affected locally by the tragic shooting on Dec 14th, 2012. The funds are directed to the school's PTSA organization.
The “My Sandy Hook Family Fund" has been established by local Sandy Hook, CT parents and friends dedicated to providing immediate and continuing support for the 26 families of those who lost children and loved ones in the Sandy Hook School tragedy.
A PAYPAL account is also available if you use the email email@example.com
The funds received though the Noah's Ark of Hope Eventbrite Fundraiser will be used to provide counseling services, education and basic needs for the children at this time of grief. Noah leaves behind his twin sister and three other siblings, and is the youngest victim in this horrible tragedy.