Holiday Basket Program

  • Help Out With Holiday Baskets

    To The Editor:

    The Newtown Fund was organized in 1959. Our wonderful board is made up of volunteers who are available for emergency requests from Social Services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. During the year we provide funds to help when people fall through the cracks. We pay for medical insurance when someone is incapacitated and can’t get any more help from other sources or when a young person needs extensive dental work and no insurance is available. We have a fuel assistance fund. Social Services is responsible for screening all candidates.

  • Newtown Fund Still Needs Help For Holiday Basket Program

    With Depot Day fast approaching, The Newtown Fund still has five families who need to be adopted this holiday season.

  • Spend The Holidays Helping Others

    To the Editor:

  • Newtown Fund Preparing For 2013 Holiday Basket Program

    Since 2008, Sandy Hook resident Rosemary Trudell  Trudell — center, flanked by granddaughters Haley, left, and Julia — has organized a collection of toys and children’s clothing among the residents of Walnut Tree Village II for The Newtown Fund’s Holiday Basket Program. Saturday, December 14, will be Depot Day this year and organizers are hoping that families, organizations and other groups will choose to do something positive for the community on that solemn anniversary.