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How to Help the Families in Newtown

After the tragic mass school shooting in Connecticut, there are ways you can help.

The horrific school shooting Friday at Sandy Hook School that left 27 dead, including 20 young children, has left people from around the country with a strong desire to help. 

The Newtown Patch reported that people from Connecticut, California, Canada and even Australia and India have sent an outpouring of support.  

People who want to donate to help the families affected by the tragedy can donate in one of these ways, according to Internet sources and a list compiled by Pam Wegner Pavlik, an employee of Grayslake School District 46:

Donate money to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund by mailing a check to:
Newtown Savings Bank
Sandy Hook School Support Fund
c/o Newtown savings Bank
39 Main Street
Newtown, Connecticut 06470
800-461-0672

Donate by credit card to:
United Way of Western Connecticut
https://newtown.uwwesternct.org/

Send donations of toys, sympathy cards, etc. to:
Newtown Police Dept.
3 Main St
Newtown, CT 06470 
(203) 270-4255

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