NEWTOWN, Conn. - People across the country have been asking how they can help the survivors of the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
The Connecticut PTSA has created a list of ideas on its website.
"We have met with the PTA and community leaders in Newtown and Sandy Hook Elementary to offer our assistance at this very difficult time," the PTSA explained. "They have asked us to spearhead the following efforts on their behalf:"
- Snowflakes for Sandy Hook. Please help the students of Sandy Hook have a winter wonderland at their new school! Get Creative!! Make and send snowflakes to Connecticut PTSA, 60 Connolly Parkway, Building 12, Suite 103, Hamden, CT 06514, by January 12, 2013.
- Coins for Sandy Hook. Students can collect spare change to support their peers at Sandy Hook. Other fundraising ideas include Walk- A -Thons, Spirit Days, Pajamas Days, etc. Please send contributions to “Connecticut PTSA Sandy Hook Fund” by February 14, 2013.
- Ongoing Fundraising Efforts. Additional fundraising ideas include Walk- A -Thons, Spirit Days, Pajamas Days, etc. Donations unrelated to specific events are also being accepted for the “Connecticut PTSA Sandy Hook Fund”. Checks should be payable to CT PTSA Sandy Hook Fund and mailed to “Connecticut PTSA, 60 Connolly Parkway, Building 12, Suite 103, Hamden, CT 06514. These funds are air marked for longer term needs to be determined.