How You Can Help The People Of Newtown, Connecticut
If you're like me, you've watched in horror the past days at the tragedy that unfolded in Newtown, Connecticut. There are no words to try and explain this horrible day, but there are ways you can help those left in it's wake.
The United Way has set up a fund for the victims. Check donations may be mailed to:
Sandy Hook School Support Fund
c/o Newtown Savings Bank
39 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470
Or you can donate by credit card online.
Newtown Youth and Family Services
Newtown Youth & Family Services, Inc., a nonprofit mental health clinic that will provide emergency counseling to families, community members or staff. All donations made to the organization will benefit those affected. Find out how you can help here.
The Newtown Parent Connection, a nonprofit that addresses issues of substance abuse, also offers bereavement group counseling and will to try to bring in additional counselors to accommodate the needs of those affected by the shooting. More here.