When you live in a totally different state, on the other side of the country, or just can’t physically get out their and bring some charitable cheer, it can be frustrating when tragedies like the shooting at Sandy Hook in Newtown, Connecticut happen. You just want to help.
Well now, in your own special amazing way, you can. Thanks to a man name David Paine from Newport Beach who created an online condolence card via causes.com. As of his write-up on Tuesday afternoon by CBSLA.com, Paine has collected 1.78 million names. No small feat.
Here’s what the card says:
To: Community of Newtown, Connecticut, including the families of the victims and the survivors and their families.
Our Sincere Condolences.
We wish to express our deepest sympathies to all of the families of those lost, to the survivors and their families, and to the others impacted by the senseless and unthinkable tragedy that unfolded at Sandy Hook Elementary School. We cannot begin to comprehend the depth of your sadness and grief. Please know that we care deeply for you and we join with you in sharing your sorrow and pain. We only hope that you receive some measure of comfort in the knowledge that we, and an entire nation, stand with you during this extraordinarily difficult time.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Want to sign the card? Click here.
–Nadia Noir, CBS Radio Los Angeles