Here are some ways you can contribute:
-- My Sandy Hook Family Fund (here)
Set up by the parents of children who survived and other locals, this fund
will help with funerals, as well as ongoing living expenses such as food,
mortgage payments, daycare, insurance and fuel until they are back on solid
-- Newtown Memorial Fund (here)
A new fund founded by Brian Mauriello, who describes himself as a long-term
Newtown resident and a parent, to pay for short-term expenses as well as a
memorial and a multi-generational foundation fund for the Newtown, Connecticut,
community. He is seeking board members.
-- Sandy Hook School Support Fund (newtown.uwwesternct.org/); c/o Newtown Savings Bank 39 Main
Street, Newtown CT 06470
This fund was set up by United Way of Western Connecticut and the Newtown
Savings Bank to provide support services to the affected families and community.
Among other efforts, it will support day and night walk-in hours at the Newtown
Youth and Family Services Counseling Center
-- The Newtown Rotary Sandy Hook School Fund (www.newtownctrotary.org/); PO Box
263, Newtown, CT 06470
Dedicated to supporting the immediate and long-term needs of those in the
Newtown community who were affected by the Sandy Hook School shooting.
The families of several victims have asked that memorial contributions be
made to a variety of favorite charities, and some have set up their own family
funds. Among them are: the Victoria L. Soto Memorial Fund for Education, via the
Adzima Funeral Home (www.adzimafuneralhome.com); the
James R. Mattioli Memorial Fund c/o Newtown Savings Bank, 39 Main St., Newtown,
CT 06470; the Dylan Hockley Memorial Fund, 34 Charter Ridge Road, Sandy Hook,
CT, 06482; Chase Kowalski Scholarship Fund, c/o People's Bank, 470 Monroe Tpke.,
Monroe, CT 06468.
There are more to come. The family of Ana Grace Marquez-Greene is working to
establish arts and music scholarships in her name.