Sandy Hook Elementary Fund
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The Newtown Lions Club Foundation is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization which is partnering with other organizations to help the Survivors of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy.  The Newtown Lions want to help our community heal and as such is providing aid for counseling services to the families and first responders of these horrific events through the support of the Connecticut Counseling Association.

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The Newtown Lions Club Foundation Sandy Hook Elementary Fund in participation with the The Newtown Rotary Club, and The Newtown Memorial Fund will:
  • Pay the counseling cost not covered by insurance (copays, etc.)
  • Pay for counseling costs for individuals that do not have insurance
  • Help families find licensed mental health professional in their area
There were approximately 600 children and staff in Sandy Hook Elementary School at the time of the shooting and among those were 12 surviving children in classrooms that witnessed these horrific events. Additionally there were hundreds of first responders including police, fire, and volunteers, that were deeply effected the morning of the shooting. It is the children, staff, and families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School population as well as the first responders and their families, that are most in need of the services the Newtown Lions Club Foundation is assisting with.

The Newtown Lions Club Foundation has dispersed funds for counseling in excess of 250 individuals in the in the past year since the tragedy. Our current outlay is over $30,000 a month and a total of $245,000 in 2013. At this rate we estimate that our annual needs will be over $250,000 a year. It is predicted that we may need to provide this assistance for a period of up to ten years. As a result we revised our monetary goal to $3,000,000 over ten years.  Please help us help those who are in the greatest need by making your tax deductible donation at the donate button above or by check to the Newtown Lions Club Foundation, P.O. Box 218, Newtown, Ct. 06470. Thank you for your help.






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Anyone wishing to join us in our efforts may make a tax deductible donation to the Newtown Lions Club Foundation Fund to benefit the Survivors and First Responders of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, by clicking the Donate Button above or at the US Mail address shown below.

Newtown Lions Club Foundation Inc./SHEF

PO Box 218, Newtown, CT 06470
Thank you for your support!



of Newtown, Ct.

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