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Unidentified people react to the aftermath of  the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Residents Band Together To Raise Funds For Families Affected By Violent Rampage

The fund began as a response to the loss of Jack Pinto, 6, a youth wrestler. Members of the Newtown Youth Wrestling Association began working on a plan to help Jack’s family, and realized that they could extend their reach to impact all of the families affected by the shooting, according to a press release.