- Saturday, December 27, 2014
The Newtown Foundation’s Elementary School Book Drive, a Second Annual Newtown Acts of Kindness Event, resulted in more than 2,000 books being donated earlier this month to children at Savoy Elementary School in Washington, DC. Savoy students helped move the books to the cafeteria on December 10, a day before the volumes were displayed for all SES children to choose from. Sue Roman of Newtown and Amanda Goldstein and Principal Donyale Butler look on.
- Friday, December 20, 2013
Four days after the December 12 National Vigil for Gun Violence Victims in Washington, DC, conducted in remembrance of all lost to or affected by gun violence, Newtown Foundation spokesperson Dave Ackert was still emotionally moved by the event.
- Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Dave Ackert, founder of Newtown Action Alliance, presented Newtown First Selectman Patricia Llodra with the Washington, DC Recognition Resolution from the January 26 March on Washington for Gun Control, on Wednesday, March 27.