Many of you have asked how you can help the families affected by the devastating events in Newtown/Sandy Hook, Connecticut. The United Way of Western Connecticut, working in partnership with Newton Savings Bank, has created a Sandy Hook School Support fund that will provide support services to the families and community.
They explain, “United Way of Western Connecticut is committed to providing support and resources where and when they become identified and needed. As people from our area and beyond respond to this heartbreaking tragedy, they are turning to United Way looking for ways to help. In response, United Way of Western Connecticut in partnership with Newtown Savings Bank has created the ‘Sandy Hook School Support fund” that will be able to provide support services to the families and 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
Or may be dropped off at any Newtown Savings Bank branch location http://www.nsbonline.com/about-us/locations.aspx
For questions please call 800-461-0672
To donate by Credit Card
The United Way of America, based in Alexandria, Virginia, is a non-profit organization that works with more than 1,200 local United Way offices throughout the country in a coalition of charitable organizations to pool efforts in fundraising and support.
For those of you experiencing tough financial times, I’ll be on the lookout for other ways to help and will post them as needs become articulated. Thank you, as always, for your generous spirits and open hearts.
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