Members of the Danbury Fire and Police Departments this week had lunch with students at Shelter Rock School. It was part of the "Start With Hello, No One Eats Alone" program. It's an initiative of Sandy Hook Promise. The goal is to help students and schools make social inclusion the new reality.
Senator Richard Blumenthal is performing acts of kindness or mark the sixth anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook School, volunteering with children. He he will participate in arts and crafts activities with pediatric patients and serve food to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center staff. They are marking PJ Day for the Kids. Since 2011, children across Connecticut have gone to school in their pajamas to support pediatric patients at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, raising more than $375,000 for the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.
On the sixth anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook School, Senator Chris Murphy visited clients of FISH of Greater New Haven, a non-profit organization that provides free nutritious food to homebound residents. He helped with grocery deliveries as part of his acts of kindness to honor the lives lost. Murphy urged others to also do acts of kindness in their community.
Central Connecticut State University has teamed up with the foundation created in memory of a girl who was killed at Sandy Hook School 6 years ago. The university and the Ana Grace Project hosted the Love Wins Community Drive this morning to collect toys, baby items, non-perishable food and winter clothing to help families in need. The foundation was created by Jimmy Greene, a West Conn professor, and Nelba Marquez-Greene in honor of their daughter Ana Grace.