Sunday, December 16, 2012

The Newtown Tragedy: How to Help

In the wake of the shocking school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, several organizations are accepting donations for those affected. As the Newtown community copes with the recent tragedy, the United Way and Newtown Parent Connection have stepped into action.

First, the United Way of Western Connecticut, in partnership with Newtown Savings Bank, has created a fund to provide support services to impacted families and the community. For more information or to learn how to donate, visit their website.

Second, Newton Parent Connection is a nonprofit that offers drug and alcohol counseling and a bereavement support group. On December 16th, the group will offer a trauma support session for anyone impacted by the Newtown tragedy. The organization is currently accepting donations that will be donated to those directly affected by the shooting, according to their website. (Hat tip to the Huffington Post)

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