Newtown charities cabinet improves website

NEWTOWN — The Newtown Charities Coordination Committee has launched an updated and softened www.newtowncharities.org village website as a plcae where people can find information about Newtown and Sandy Hook associated free supports and organizations. The site is an information apparatus to assistance people couple adult with charities that are aiding Newtown in a liberation efforts. […]

Tragedy & gift a formidable relationship

Tragedies move out a best – and a set-back – in tellurian behavior. Every healthy or synthetic disaster inspires a inundate of hospitality from well-meaning, sensitive people dynamic to assistance victims of misfortune. Unfortunately, calamity-driven charities also attract a majority of rapacious fraud artists who contention artificial claims or differently try to fraudulently daub into […]

Connecticut officials ask Sandy Hook charities to divulge how contributions …

Connecticut’s tip law coercion central is seeking free groups lifting income around a Newtown propagandize sharpened to divulge some-more information, an rare step suggesting a state has questions about how contributors’ income is being spent. At slightest 69 groups are lifting income around a electrocute during Sandy Hook Elementary School final year, where 20 tiny […]

Children’s author Steven Kellogg copes with Newtown shootings through new … – The Grand Rapids Press

Steven Kellogg Courtesy Photo   IF YOU GO Steven Kellogg book signing When: 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 27Where: Pooh’s Corner in Breton Village Mall, 1886 1/2 Breton Road SECost: The free event is open to the public.Details: Call 942-9887, poohscornerstore.com. GRAND RAPIDS, MI — For beloved children’s author Steven Kellogg, Newtown, Connecticut, is […]

More Than $15 Million Raised After Sandy Hook, But Keeping Track Of Cash A …

In a 3 months following a Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, people around a universe have lifted some-more than $15 million, widespread out over some-more than 60 funds. The income dwarfs fundraising totals that followed final year’s film entertainment sharpened in Aurora, Colo., where about $5 million was raised, and a Virginia Tech shootings, where […]

Dozens of charities open adult in Newtown

NEWTOWN — While millions of dollars have been donated in response to a tragedy of Dec. 14, some-more than dual dozen funds, foundations and charities have sprung adult in city with a far-reaching accumulation of goals. One gift wants to make a carousel, another to build a commemorative sidewalk, and one aims to place angels […]

Sister Berta Sailer’s challenge: Giving children hope for tomorrow

Sister Berta Sailer’s phone rang early that Friday a month ago. She had been tending to the daily work at Operation Breakthrough and hadn’t seen the news about a tragedy unfolding in Connecticut. But Sister Corita Bussanmas, who with Sailer founded the child care center in 1971, had. “Berta, could you make sure the doors […]

Small Utah city creates gun in each home a tip priority

Officials in a tiny Utah city wish to make certain each conduct of domicile has a firearm and knows how to use it, and they wish to give propagandize teachers training with guns too. Spring City Councilman Neil Sorensen initial due an bidding requiring a gun in each domicile in a city of 1,000. The […]

Sandy Hook survivors sing ‘Over a Rainbow’ to advantage Conn. charities

Michael Loccisano / Getty Images Children of Newton perform “A Song From Sandy Hook” with Ingrid Michaelson to lift income for a Newtown Youth Academy and a United Way of Western Connecticut. Students who survived final month’s electrocute during Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown assimilated voices recently in a advantage recording of “Somewhere Over a Rainbow” […]

Guiding children through grief and loss

(CNN) — “Obliterative.” It’s the best description Natalie Norton of Laie, Hawaii, has heard of what grief is like. In January 2010, after suffering from whooping cough for less than a month, Norton’s infant son, Gavin, passed away. She held Gavin in her arms at the hospital as her husband, Richard, placed his hand over […]