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Donations being accepted for victims of Newtown school shooting

NEWTOWN, CT (WFSB) -

Following the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, donations are being collected for the victims of the tragedy.

The United Way of Western Connecticut, in partnership with Newtown Savings Bank, has started the Sandy Hook School Support Fund for the victims of the shooting.

"As people from our area and beyond respond to this heartbreaking tragedy, they are turning to United Way looking for ways to help," the agency said in a statement Sunday.

The fund will be used to "provide support services to the families and community that has been affected."

Checks can be sent to Sandy Hook Support Fund, C/O Newtown Savings Bank, 39 Main St., Newtown 06470 or they can be dropped off at any Newtown  Savings Bank branch location.

For more information, click the following link.

Donations can also be sent to the Newtown Parent Connection.

Click the following link to donate.

For more information on the Newtown Parent Connection, click the following link.

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