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US Postal Service Sets Up Unique PO Box For Messages Of Condolence For Newtown

Candles are viewed at a memorial in front of the Sandy Hook School December 16, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Candles are viewed at a memorial in front of the Sandy Hook School December 16, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tragedy In Newtown

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The U.S. Postal Service has established a unique Post Office Box to allow the public to send condolences to those affected by the tragedy in Newtown, Conn. last Friday.

According to the post office, those who wish to send expressions of comfort should address them to:

Messages of Condolence for Newtown

PO Box 3700

Newtown CT 06470

¬†“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,”said Kimberly J. Peters, Connecticut Valley District Manager for the U.S. Postal Service.

“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,” Peters added.

Feel free to post your condolences below.