As a whole nation deals win the school shooting in Connecticut here's a meaningful way to send some warm cuddly feelings to the families of ALL the school kids there. We will be taking Teddy Bears through Friday at ALL Williams Cleaners locations.
ALSO, Learn how you can lend out a hand and help out the victims of the Newtown shooting.
The United Way of Western Connecticut is accepting donations in a partnership with Newtown Savings Bank. Check donations may be mailed to: Sandy Hook School Support Fund, c/o Newtown Savings Bank, 39 Main St., Newtown CT 06470, or you can drop off a donation at any Newtown Savings Bank branch location. You can also donate by credit card by clicking here.
"To several staff, volunteers and contributors, Newtown is home. We will stand with the community and everyone affected directly and indirectly by this tragic event as we face the days and weeks ahead."
-The United Way of Western Connecticut
Another way you can help is by donating to the My Sandy Hook Family Fund. This group is made up of the parents of the children who survived. They are the classmates, friends, coaches, and neighbors of the victims of Friday's massacre. The goal of the Family Fund is to provide immediate and continuing support to the 26 families who lost children and family members in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. All net proceeds donated will go to support the families of the victims. Click here for more information.
Non-cash donations, such as teddy bears or other toys, can be sent to the Netwown Bee Newspaper. They have received many such donations and gifts from around the country and globe, and will distribute them to the community and impacted families. Non-wrapped donations can be mailed here:
PO Box 5503
Newtown, CT 06470
Please note that gifts should not be sent to the address of the Sandy Hook school. The school is still a crime scene, and officials say it could be closed for some time to come.