Post Office sets up P.O. Box for Newtown condolences

CREATED Dec 17, 2012

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MILWAUKEE - The U.S. Postal Service has set up a Post Office Box for people to send letters of condolence to the community Newtown, Connecticut that was devastated by Friday's mass shooting.

“We understand that there is an outpouring of support for everyone in the Newtown area and we hope to make it easier for those who wish to send encouragement and messages of compassion to those affected,” Kimberly J. Peters, Connecticut Valley District Manager for the U.S. Postal Service, said in a statement. “Through letters and cards, families will be able to hold that friendship in their hands and to read those kind words at a time and place that supports their pace of healing.”

Those who wish to send expressions of comfort should address them to:
Messages of Condolence for Newtown
PO Box 3700
Newtown CT 06470