Login  /  Register  | 3 premium articles left before you must register.

Groton school collects donations for Newtown families

By Greg Smith

Publication: theday.com

Published December 19. 2012 11:00AM   Updated December 19. 2012 11:44AM

The West Side Middle School Student Council will be collecting donations to benefit the Sandy Hook School Support Fund that has been established at Newtown Savings Bank in Newtown.

Monetary donations will be accepted via mail at West Side Middle, 250 Brandegee Ave., Groton, CT, 06340.

Donations can also be dropped off at the City of Groton Mayor's Office, at 295 Meridian St., Groton, CT, 06340.

Anyone who wishes to donate directly to the bank may send donations to Sandy Hook School Support Fund, c/o Newtown Savings Bank, 39 Main St., Newtown CT 06470.

West Side Middle School teacher Andrew Ilvento, who is also a member of the City Council, said he has spoken to the staff at Newtown Savings Bank and was assured that 100 percent of the donations will directly benefit the Newtown families.

News by Town

Most Recent Poll
What is your reaction to the way the media have covered the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown?
Generally speaking, it's been respectful, appropriate and poignant.
It varies. Some organizations have covered this tragedy with class, others have been too sensationalistic.
I'm outraged. These news outlets are not giving the victims' families and Newtown residents the space they need to grieve.
I think the coverage has been respectful to the victims and their families, but I was alarmed by the amount of erroneous information put out by the mainstream media on the day of the shooting.
Number of votes: 1662

No current items found