Silence and Support For Sandy Hook

To the Blog World and Anyone Else who Wants to Help,

Yesterday, tragedy struck so many of us in ways we did not foresee. An elementary school and small town in Connecticut was shattered by a mass shooting. We knew we wanted to help and we came up with this:

 

 

On Tuesday, December 18th, there will be a blogger day of silence. We will post the button and that’s it. Please try to not post anything else that day if possible.

We are also raising money that will go to an organization in the memory of this tragedy. The organization is called The Newtown Family Youth and Family Services.

Here is the official description of the support service we are donating to:

“Newtown Youth and Family Services, Inc. is a licensed, non-profit, mental health clinic

and youth services bureau dedicated to helping children and families achieve their

highest potential. NYFS provides programs, services, activities, counseling, support

groups and education throughout the Greater Newtown area.

 

ANY DONATIONS MADE TO NEWTOWN YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES WILL BE DONATED DIRECTLY TO THOSE EFFECTED BY THE SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SHOOTING.”

 

Please visit THIS PAGE to make your donation.

 

We can’t imagine how they must be feeling, especially this close to the holidays. We would love for you to spread the word on your own blog, Facebook, Twitter, etc. Let’s make a difference and use blogging in a positive way.

Thank you in advance for participating.

Love,

The Blog World

 

Special Thanks to Michelle and Meg for helping with this. We three worked together to come up with this post and so many wonderful people reached out wanting to help so I thank every one of you that sent me email addresses and asked what you could do. Bloggers can change the world.

Comments

  1. says

    Thank you ladies so much for doing this. I will definitely be sharing this on my blog as well. What a great way to use our blogging platform as a way to help others in this tragedy.

  2. says

    I did this yesterday, I shut everything off and did not post but one thing saying I was shutting stuff off and taking the day for those people in Connecticut and I did it.

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