I am nearly paralyzed by sadness over the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. I won’t even try to put into words how I’m feeling, or how this has affected me, or try to answer questions that have no answers. Truly, it is so far beyond any coping mechanism or comprehension.
We have all been affected by this on a personal level, and this is just about as bad as it gets. We can try to help by offering our love to the victims families, to our families, to our friends, to our neighbors.
My beautiful friend Victoria found out late Friday afternoon that her nephew, Noah Pozner, was one of the children whose life was claimed at Sandy Hook Elementary on Friday morning.
Noah was the youngest of the children, having freshly turned 6 years old.
“He was a rambunctious little maverick, and smart as a whip.
A gentle soul who loved his family, his parents, his siblings, and especially his best friend, his twin sister, Arielle.
Noah loved Super Mario Brothers, super heroes, and Legos. He loved to read, and was so exited to to read his new Ninjago book that he got at a recent fair. (He never got to read it)
He loved all animals. His favorite color was blue.
He was a great kid who would’ve become a great man.
We want the whole world to know what was taken from us.”
Noah’s family is Jewish and his Hebrew name is Shamule.
The family is in need and would appreciate any help you can possibly offer.
Probably the easiest and most helpful way to reach out to Noah’s family is to send in a donation of any amount.
Checks, gifts, packages (UPS/USPS), and donations can be sent to the following:
Noah’s Ark of Hope Fund
261 S. Main St. #332
Newtown, CT 06470
Head over here for Noah’s Ark of Hope Fund.
This eventbrite link has been set up to accept donations to this irrevocable trust specifically for Noah’s surviving siblings, two of whom were also in the school that day, in different classrooms.
The funds received will be used to provide counseling services, education and basic needs for the children at this time of grief. Noah leaves behind his twin sister and three other siblings.
Funds can also be sent to the Pozner family to Victoria Haller’s PayPal account: firstname.lastname@example.org
There is an auction set up to benefit the family HERE.
Noah’s funeral is tomorrow afternoon, and is being held here:
Abraham L. Green funeral
88 Beach Road
Please share this information liberally on Facebook, Twitter, G+, email… Any way you see fit. If you tweet, please use #LoveForNoah. I understand that many of us aren’t in a position to donate financially, but I would be so grateful if you would help spread the word.
It is all I can do to simply get this information out there and beg that it be shared so we can help this family alleviate even a minuscule amount of torment.
We must lift these families up in love and light as much as we’ve got in our hearts, as much as we possibly can.
May sweet Noah rest in peace and know that he is a superhero, forever.