5 Ways To Help With The Tragedy In Newtown, CT
An official fund for victims' families, and the community as a whole, has now been established: The Sandy Hook School Support Fund, set up by the United Way of Western Connecticut will provide support services to families and the community. All donations to this fund will go directly to those affected:
The Red Cross has also been on the ground, offering food and water to first responders, and providing more than 50 units of blood to Danbury hospital where some of the victims were transported. They have set up a center for emergency grief counseling:
You can send words of support and messages for families affected in an evergram. They will be collated and given to the families in the future:
Save The Children has released 10 tips for parents wondering how to help their children deal with their feelings about such a traumatic event, such as spending extra time with your kids, and limiting TV time:
The Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection says anyone wishing to volunteer should call (800) 203-1234.