The event last week at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut has everyone just beside themselves and asking how to help. The youth sports clubs in the Media area have teamed up to spread the word on how and where to give any donation you can.
Our friends at Nativity BVM CYO, St. Mary Magdalen CYO, Media Rugby, Media Youth Center, the Rose Tree Colts, Rose Tree Soccer, and Media Little League have all agreed to reach out to their membership.
Newtown, CT Patch has a full list of Connecticut organizations accepting donations and other ways to help including foundations that have been created in victim's names. Below are just a few listed, find a full list here.
- Sandy Hook School Support Fund: United Way, a global nonprofit that works to improve families and individuals’ education, income stability and health, has set up the Sandy Hook School Support Fund through its Western Connecticut chapter. The fund will provide support services to the families that have been affected by the mass shooting. Donations can be mailed to: Sandy Hook School Support Fund c/o Newtown Savings Bank 39 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470 or submitted online here.
- “Connecticut PTSA Sandy Hook Fund” to support the ongoing needs of the Sandy Hook Community. Send checks to “Connecticut PTSA, 60 Connolly Parkway, Building 12, Suite 103, Hamden, CT 06514.
- Snowflakes for Sandy Hook: Please help the students of Sandy Hook have a winter wonderland at their new school! Get Creative!! No two snowflakes are alike. Make and send snowflakes to Connecticut PTSA, 60 Connolly Parkway, Building 12, Suite 103, Hamden, CT 06514, by January 12, 2013.
- Newtown Memorial Fund: The Newtown Memorial Fund aims to help victims’ families pay for funeral costs, set up a community-wide memorial and a college scholarship fund for the students of the Newtown Public Schools. Find out how you can get involved here.
Editor's Note: Information above provided by Newtown, CT Patch