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Connecticut school tragedy: How you can help

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Several fundraisers are underway to raise money for the families and the school affected by Friday's school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

Money raised from the sale of t-shirts goes the Sandy Hook PTA, the Newtown Bee reports. To purchase a shirt, visit: http://www.newtownpride.com/

Newtown Angels bracelets are also available online for $2.  Proceeds will go to the families of the victims to help with funeral costs, a town memorial fund and memorial scholarships. For more information, visit: www.giveforward.com/newtownstrongnewtownproud.

The United Way of Western Connecticut, in partnership with Newtown Savings Bank, has created the Sandy Hook School Support Fund, the newspaper reports.

Check donations to underwrite support services, immediate needs and funeral expenses for the immediate families of victims can be mailed to:

Sandy Hook School Support Fund
c/o Newtown Savings Bank
39 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470

Credit card donations can also be made to https://newtown.uwwesternct.org.

CHARITIES DESIGNATED BY FAMILES (list compiled by MyFoxNY.com)

  • Charlotte Bacon: Christ the King Lutheran Church, 85 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Newtown, CT 06470
  • Daniel Barden: Sandy Hook School Support Fund, c/o Newtown Savings Bank, 39 Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470 https://newtown.uwwesternct.org
  • Dylan Hockley: Dylan Hockley Memorial Fund, 34 Charter Ridge Road, Sandy Hook, CT 06482
  • Catherine Hubbard: Newtown Animal Center, PO Box 475, Newtown, CT 06470
  • Chase Kowalski: Chase Kowalksi Scholarship Fund, c/o Peoples Bank, 470 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe, CT 06468
  • James Mattioli: James R. Mattioli Memorial Fund c/o Newtown Savings Bank, 39 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470
  • Caroline Previdi: 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
  • Olivia Engel: Friends of the Engel Family Fund  have set up a Facebook page where donations can be made to the family of Olivia Engel.
  • Victoria Soto: Victoria L. Soto Memorial Fund for Education, via Adzima Funeral Home www.adzimafuneralhome.com
  • My Sandy Hook Family Fund: Formed by parents of students who survived the shooting. The goal is to raise $2M to provide immediate and continuing support and service to the 26 families who lost children.

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