On December 14th, Newtown, Connecticut suffered a tragedy that shook the community and our nation to the core.  Many people around the country have posted their condolences on social media websites.  In addition to showing support online, there are several ways to offer your condolences, sympathy, message of hope, or support to the families and the victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Send Cards and Letters to Sandy Hook Elementary School

We will be collecting letters and cards to be collectively sent to Sandy Hook Elementary School.  We are calling this project "To Newtown, With Love."  We’ll be collecting the letters and cards until December 31, 2012.

Please drop off your letter/card or mail it in to:

Classic Hits 98.7 WFGR 'To Newton'
50 Monroe Ave NW
Suite 500
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

The letters and cards will be mailed on January 2nd.


United Way of Western Connecticut has set up the Sandy Hook School Support Fund to provide families affected by the shooting with assistance and myriad services.

Donations via credit card can be made here. Those interested in mailing a check donation can send them to the following address:

Sandy Hook School Support Fund
c/o Newtown Savings Bank
39 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470

Additionally, the Newton Memorial Fund has been set up to provide financial relief, including funeral expenses, to the families of those who lost loved ones.


If you’d like to volunteer in Newtown, you can call the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection at 1-800-203-1234.

Send a Newtown Child a Teddy Bear

“Operation Fuzzy Wuzzy” aims to bring just a little comfort to the children of Newtown. You can ship a teddy bear to a child until Friday, December 28 here:

Hersam Acorn
Operation Fuzzy Wuzzy II
1000 Bridgeport Ave.
Shelton, CT 06484