HAMPTON ROADS-- In response to last week's school shooting in Connecticut, Southside Hampton Roads public school divisions are uniting to help the families of Sandy Hook Elementary School and the community of Newtown.

Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk and Virginia Beach public schools are encouraging their communities to contribute to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund set up by the United Way of Western Connecticut.

Southwestern Elementary in Suffolk will also hold a candlelight vigil on Wednesday, Dec. 19th at 6 p.m. to honor the shooting victims.

Those who wish to mail a contribution can send a check to:
Sandy Hook School Support Fund
c/o Newtown Savings Bank
39 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470

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