HOW TO HELP in wake of Newtown, Connecticut elementary school massacre

NEWTOWN, CT (WXYZ) - In the wake of the Newtown, Conneticut school shooting that left 26 dead, including 20 elementary-age children, the nation is stepping forward to show their support for the victim's families. 

Donations are being accepted via United Way. The Sandy Hook School Support Fund will help to provide services to the families and community affected by this tragedy.

You can donate online here:

Check donations may be mailed to:

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


The post office in Newtown is bracing for an outpouring of cards, letters and care packages from people all across the country who want to express their sympathy to the community.

The postal service has dedicated this address for the condolences: 

P.O. box 3700 
Newtown Connecticut, zip code 06470

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