- Friday, January 17, 2014
A charity formed after the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been unable to account for $73,000 it raised through marathon running, one of its co-founders said January 10. The FBI, the attorneys general in two states, and the IRS are all looking for the co-founder of an organization that raised funds for those affected by 12/14.
- Saturday, January 11, 2014
This report was updated January 15 adding details from Senator Chris Murphy and state Attorney General Geaorge Jepsen.
Senator Chris Murphy is calling for the Internal Revenue Service to open an investigation into a Nashville, Tenn. charity formed in the wake of 12/14 that has been unable to account for more than $70,000 it raised through marathon running.
- Friday, January 25, 2013
Robbie Bruce of Nashville, Tenn., saw an article about the way the Newtown Youth Academy (NYA) opened its doors to students and families following 12/14.
Like many people from across the country, he wanted to send his support to Newtown, and specifically to NYA. He started the 26.4.26 Foundation as a fundraiser.
“We’re all runners,” he said Saturday, January 19, when he personally delivered a check for $30,000 to NYA Founder Peter D’Amico.