Ways to donate in memory of the victims - KCTV5

Ways to donate in memory of the victims

By Katie Walmsley, CNN
updated 6:10 PM EST, Mon Dec 17, 2012

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Families have begun to identify where they'd like contributions in victims' names to be sent
  • There are many ways to send messages of support and condolence
  • Please visit CNN/Impact for more ways to help the community of Sandy Hook

(CNN) -- The Newtown community has begun to say goodbye to victims of the December 14 shooting with a series of funerals, memorial services and vigils.

As the entire community struggles to come to terms with what happened, and tries to understand the inexplicable, families have started the process of deciding how they'd prefer gifts in their relative's name be directed.

Below is a list of ways to donate in victims' names, and ways to send families messages of support and condolence, as detailed in their obituaries.

Charlotte Bacon - In lieu of flowers, contributions in Charlotte's memory may be sent to Christ the King Lutheran Church, 85 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Newtown, CT 06470.

Daniel Barden - In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Daniel's name to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund.

Dylan Christopher Hockley - Memorial contributions may be made to the Dylan Hockley Memorial Fund, 34 Charter Ridge Road, Sandy Hook, CT, 06482.

Dawn Hochsprung - To leave an online condolence message, please visit www.munsonloveterefuneralhome.com.

Chase Kowalski - In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Chase Kowalksi Scholarship Fund, c/o Peoples Bank, 470 Monroe Tpke., Monroe, CT 06468. To leave an online condolence please visit www.spadaccinofuneralhome.com.

James Mattioli - In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in James' memory to the James R. Mattioli Memorial Fund c/o Newtown Savings Bank, 39 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470. To leave an online condolence please visit www.spadaccinofuneralhome.com

Emilie Parker - You can send a message to Emilie's family or donate to their fund via a Facebook page set up for Emilie.

Noah Pozner - You can send a message of support to Noah's family via this Facebook page.

Caroline Previdi - Contributions in Caroline's memory may be made to "The Toy Chest", St. Rose of Lima Church, 46 Church Hill Road, Newtown, CT 06470

Jessica Rekos - Memorial contributions may be made to the Newtown Rotary Sandy Hook School Fund, PO Box 263, Newtown, CT 06482.

Victoria Soto - The family has requested in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Victoria L. Soto Memorial Fund for Education, through the Funeral Home.

Benjamin Wheeler - To leave a message of condolence for Benjamin's family, please click here.

Article on CNN.com

CNN © 2012 Cable News Network.Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Worlds of Fun announces closing of Finnish Fling

    Worlds of Fun announces closing of Finnish Fling

    Thursday, October 19 2017 6:59 AM EDT2017-10-19 10:59:57 GMT
    One of Worlds of Fun's inaugural rides will be closing soon. (KCTV5 File Photo)One of Worlds of Fun's inaugural rides will be closing soon. (KCTV5 File Photo)
    One of Worlds of Fun's inaugural rides will be closing soon.  The park announced Wednesday evening that Finish Fling's cycle is over.  The final ride will come on Oct. 29.  Finnish Fling was at the park when it opened in May 1973.  "Unfortunately, there are times when we must make tough choices and subtract in order to add," the park said in a blog post. "The end of October is one of those times.  The Finnish Fling's cycle is over.  Aft...More >
    One of Worlds of Fun's inaugural rides will be closing soon.  The park announced Wednesday evening that Finish Fling's cycle is over.  The final ride will come on Oct. 29.  Finnish Fling was at the park when it opened in May 1973.  "Unfortunately, there are times when we must make tough choices and subtract in order to add," the park said in a blog post. "The end of October is one of those times.  The Finnish Fling's cycle is over.  Aft...More >
  • FBI: Child sex trafficking sting leads to 10 arrests, 3 minors rescued in Kansas, Missouri

    FBI: Child sex trafficking sting leads to 10 arrests, 3 minors rescued in Kansas, Missouri

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-10-18 21:59:02 GMT
    The FBI announced Wednesday the rescue of 84 minors who were used in sex trafficking across the country. (File Photo)The FBI announced Wednesday the rescue of 84 minors who were used in sex trafficking across the country. (File Photo)

    The FBI announced Wednesday the rescue of 84 minors who were used in sex trafficking across the country. 

    More >

    The FBI announced Wednesday the rescue of 84 minors who were used in sex trafficking across the country. 

    More >
  • Woman learns dog is alive 5 months after she thought pet was euthanized

    Woman learns dog is alive 5 months after she thought pet was euthanized

    Thursday, October 19 2017 5:51 AM EDT2017-10-19 09:51:00 GMT
    A New Jersey woman learned her 15-year-old miniature pinscher was alive after she thought he was euthanized. (WPIX via CNN)A New Jersey woman learned her 15-year-old miniature pinscher was alive after she thought he was euthanized. (WPIX via CNN)

    A New Jersey woman who thought her dog was dead recently learned the animal had been living with an employee at a veterinary clinic where she took him to get euthanized five months prior. 

    More >

    A New Jersey woman who thought her dog was dead recently learned the animal had been living with an employee at a veterinary clinic where she took him to get euthanized five months prior. 

    More >
Powered by Frankly
KCTV 5 News

Online Public File:
KCTV  KSMO

Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2017, KCTV; Kansas City, MO. (A Meredith Corporation Station) . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.