There's more emotional damage than physical damage in Newtown, Connecticut. People want to know, how can I help?
We have come up with some resources. Here's what you can do to pitch in:
Official Fund: Sandy Hook School Support Fund
Set up by United Way
"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
Website: United Way Of Western Connecticut
Office of The Governor of Connecticut Dannel Malloy:
Newtown General Store
They sell food and are taking orders from out-of-towners who want to donate for funeral services or residents in general.
43 Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470
United States Postal Service Newtown Community P.O. Box
The United States Postal Service has dedicated a Post Office Box to the Newtown community. Send your condolences to:
P.O. Box 3700, Newtown, Connecticut 06470
Below is a list of ways to donate in victims' names, and ways to send families messages of support and condolence, as detailed in their obituaries:
Charlotte Bacon - In lieu of flowers, contributions in Charlotte's memory may be sent to Christ the King Lutheran Church, 85 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Newtown, CT 06470.
Daniel Barden - In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Daniel's name to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund.
Dylan Christopher Hockley - Memorial contributions may be made to the Dylan Hockley Memorial Fund, 34 Charter Ridge Road, Sandy Hook, CT, 06482.
Dawn Hochsprung - To leave an online condolence message, please visit Munson-Lovetere Funeral Homes Inc.
Chase Kowalski - In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Chase Kowalksi Scholarship Fund, c/o Peoples Bank, 470 Monroe Tpke., Monroe, CT 06468. To leave an online condolence please visit the Spadaccino and Leo P. Gallagher & Son Community Funeral Home.
James Mattioli - In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in James' memory to the James R. Mattioli Memorial Fund c/o Newtown Savings Bank, 39 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470. To leave an online condolence please visit the Spadaccino and Leo P. Gallagher & Son Community Funeral Home.
Emilie Parker - You can send a message to Emilie's family or donate to their fund via a Facebook page set up for Emilie.
Noah Pozner - You can send a message of support to Noah's family via this Facebook page.
Caroline Previdi - Contributions in Caroline's memory may be made to "The Toy Chest", St. Rose of Lima Church, 46 Church Hill Road, Newtown, CT 06470
Jessica Rekos - Memorial contributions may be made to the Newtown Rotary Sandy Hook School Fund, PO Box 263, Newtown, CT 06482.
Victoria Soto - The family has requested in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Victoria L. Soto Memorial Fund for Education, through the Funeral Home.
Benjamin Wheeler - To leave a message of condolence for Benjamin's family, please click here.