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Newtown Donations

Senators Calling For Audit Of Newtown Donations For Good Reason

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 09.18.2013 | Impact

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Connecticut's U.S. senators called Friday for an independent audit of more than $11 million in donations received in response...

More Donation Drama For Newtown Families

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- As a local group prepares to distribute $7.7 million in donations to families of Newtown school shooting victims, Connecticut's go...

Panel Recommends Splitting Newtown Donations Between Families

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 07.12.2013 | Impact

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- A community foundation tasked with dividing up donations received after the Connecticut school shootings Thursday night made prelimi...

Newtown Still Struggling To Divvy Up Donations For Victims

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 08.31.2013 | Impact

HARTFORD, Conn. — More than six months after losing loved ones in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, families say dealing with questi...

Disbursement Of Donations To Newtown Postponed

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut's attorney general is getting involved in the decision over how to spend money sent to Newtown in the wake of Dece...

Newtown Sends Out The Last Post-Shooting Donations

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 04.09.2013 | Impact

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Thousands of the toys and other gifts that poured into Newtown following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School ended up goin...

Newtown Donations Being Spent On Mental Health Services, Lost Wages

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 03.20.2013 | Impact

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The first of the money donated through the United Way after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is being spent in part...

Newtown Library Flooded With Grief Books

Religion News Service | ANN MARIE SOMMA | Posted 03.12.2013 | Books

NEWTOWN, Conn. (RNS): Four days after a gunman killed 20 schoolchildren and six others inside Sandy Hook Elementary School, boxes of books showed up a...

Newtown Sets Up Task Force To Handle Overwhelming Donations

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 01.06.2013 | Impact

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Chris Kelsey is the tax assessor in Newtown, but for the better part of three weeks, his job has been setting up and organizing a wa...

Arizona Teacher Drives To All The Way To Newtown To Spread Holiday Cheer

Posted 12.28.2012 | Education

Faith Leonard teaches elementary school in Arizona's Mesa Public Schools, but she's spending her winter break in Newtown to help bring holiday spirit ...

Newtown Officials: Stop Sending Gifts

AP | Posted 02.25.2013 | Impact

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Officials in Newtown, Conn., are asking people to stop sending gifts to the grief-stricken community following the deadly school sho...

LOOK: The Most Incredible Holiday Giving Stories This Year

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.25.2012 | Impact

For the many people who faced unspeakable tragedy and hardship this year, the season of giving takes on an entirely new meaning. As families across...

Thousands Of Gifts, Millions Of Dollars Pour In For Newtown

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB and JESSE WASHINGTON | Posted 12.23.2012 | Crime

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Newtown's children were showered with gifts Saturday – tens of thousands of teddy bears, Barbie dolls, soccer balls and board ...