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Let’s Give Sandy Hook Students a Winter Wonderland

Sending homemade snowflakes is a meaningful way to help Newtown, CT

I grew up in the surrounding community of Newtown CT and still have close contact with so many friends there.  I know I feel helpless in determining what I can do to help but I came across this today and wanted to share with my New Jersey community because I know how well we come together in times of crisis as well:

Once Upon A Child - Danbury, CT sponsors “Let’s Give Sandy Hook School a Winter Wonderland”

We've been asked many times about how we might help our friends and neighbors in Newtown. We' d like to share this wonderful idea from the Sandy Hook PTA:

"Like our children, no two snowflakes are alike. We invite you to create snowflakes to decorate Sandy Hook School’s new home. Be creative! All colors and designs are welcome. We know that children will enjoy creating art that can adorn the walls of SHS’s new elementary school." ~Sandy Hook PTA & Connecticut PTSA 

Please mail snowflakes to the address below by January 12, 2013:


Connecticut PTSA 
60 Connolly Parkway, Building 12, Suite 103
Hamden, CT 06514


Thanks to Kerry McCann

Kerry McCann December 19, 2012 at 02:10 AM
Thank you so much for posting & Elissa thank you & the Middle School students! Have a wonderful holiday everyone!
Sintpeter December 19, 2012 at 02:36 PM
Wouldn't it be wonderful if other Sandy Hook or Newtown communities (like Sandy Hook NJ, KY or Newtown PA, MO.) throughout the USA, adopted them as "Sisters". ~ Sintpeter.
K Jones December 20, 2012 at 01:34 AM
I work for a company out of tennessee , that does alot of things similar to turning homes , businesses , schools etc. into fantasy/themed events souch as winter wonderlands , mardi gras , colledge graduations , concerts etc . We do alot of work for the country music industry as well . I would love to persuade my companies owner to pack up and come to Newtown to make a wonderful winterland for all of the children to enjoy . God bless them all !
stratford rehab & Care Center December 20, 2012 at 02:30 AM
The residents of Stratford Manor Rehab and Nursing home were so happy to make the snowflakes. They are getting them in the mail tomorrow.
Patricia Polite December 20, 2012 at 05:38 PM
Our students enjoyed making the snowflakes today in honor of the Sandy Hook students we will be mailing them today. Chicopee Academy School

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