NEWTOWN FOUNDATION HOLDS 2ND ANNIVERSARY VIGIL AT NATIONAL CATHEDRAL DECEMBER 11th JOINED BY GROUPS TO COMMEMORATE VICTIMS OF GUN VIOLENCE

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November 20, 2014

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NEWTOWN FOUNDATION HOLDS 2ND ANNIVERSARY VIGIL AT NATIONAL CATHEDRAL DECEMBER 11th JOINED BY GROUPS TO COMMEMORATE VICTIMS OF GUN VIOLENCE

WHAT: In commemoration of the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, as well as the 60,000 American victims of gun violence since December 2012, the Newtown Foundation will join Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, States United to Prevent Gun Violence, the Washington National Cathedral and allies from across the U.S. in a vigil service of mourning and remembrance for all those who have fallen victim to the ongoing epidemic of gun violence in America.

WHO: Gun violence victims and their families from across the country will attend the vigil in Washington, D.C., along with U.S. Congressional representatives and members of the Newtown Action Alliance, Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence and States United to Prevent Gun Violence.

WHERE: The vigil service will take place at the Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, D.C.; vigils will also be held December 11-14 in 160 cities and towns nationwide.

WHEN: Thursday, December 11. 2014, 3-4:30 pm

The Newtown Foundation (http://newtownaction.org/newtown-foundation) is a Newtown-based, all volunteer, 501(c)3 organization that has been working tirelessly since the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy to help our community heal and be remembered as the place where positive cultural changes began.

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