“For those of us who remain, let us find the strength to carry on and make our country worthy of their memory. May God bless and keep those we’ve lost in His heavenly place. May He grace those we still have with His holy comfort, and may He bless and watch over this community and the United States of America.”
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The Newtown Memorial Fund
This website is asking for donations to assist the victims’ families cover funeral costs in the short term and to build a lasting memorial in the community to remember those who lost their lives.
The United Way of Western Connecticut established a fund on Friday which will provide support services to families and the community. All donations to this fund will go directly to those affected by the Sandy Hook tragedy.
Lutheran Church Charities’ K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry is a national ministry utilizing the unique skills of dogs, specifically Golden Retrievers, to open opportunities to touch people with Mercy and Compassion of Christ. Their dogs are trained service animals prepared to interact with people in ways that provide a bridge for compassionate ministry to take place.
Dedicated to helping children and families achieve their highest potential. This dynamic non-profit agency combines clinical services and positive youth development programs to provide a continuum of care to residents of the greater Newtown area.
The mission of the Newtown Parent Connection is to educate and empower our community in the prevention of substance abuse and to embrace families in crisis. Their goal is to continue to work in conjunction with town agencies, the police department, the schools, and religious communities to enlighten our community in order to prevent the use of drugs and alcohol among our youth. They believe that knowledge is power, and by becoming better informed, we can begin to take the steps necessary to prevent or treat the problem.
Evergram’s mission is to empower people to send messages into the future and to change lives; enabling a deeper connection with friends and family, a greater personal well-being, and a world with less misunderstanding and greater compassion. Send a message now to show your support.
“As a community, you’ve inspired us, Newtown. In the face of indescribable violence, in the face of unconscionable evil, you’ve looked out for each other, and you’ve cared for one another, and you’ve loved one another. This is how Newtown will be remembered. And with time, and God’s grace, that love will see you through.”