Remembering Sandy Hook Elementary & the Newtown Community

The tragic school shooting in Newtown, CT has sent a shock wave through our country. While this story is, unfortunately, not a new one, it has struck the hearts of Americans in such a strong way that we all want to do something, anything, to remember and help spread healing and change.

We’ve heard from so many across the USA asking what they can do to show their support for this New England community and spread the word about ending such horrendous violence. For us at SupportStore, the past week has been humbling as we work with those from the Newtown community in putting together a way to honor and remember those who are no longer with us.

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Honoring those who have died

Friday’s news of the shooting in Aurora, Colorado greatly saddened me. That same day, I received an email response to a mailing we did that one of our customers had past away sometime within the past couple months losing his battle with leukemia. Whether you’ve lost a loved one due to illness or suddenly as many have this past week, you look for ways to not only deal with the grief but also honor the life of that special person.

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