We are Safe and Sound, a pending non-profit foundation of Sandy Hook moms, dads, and community members who lost precious children, friends, and loved ones on December 14, 2012.
We all felt safe enough in our small, peaceful town. We didn’t think twice about the safety of our loved ones at school.
When an intruder broke a window and entered our locked school, our lives were changed forever. To honor our loved ones, we ask you to join us.
We’ll focus on simple, practical measures to help make our schools safe. You’ll find tools, resources, food for thought, and a forum for discussion about school safety and security.
Join our community. Ask questions. Offer solutions. Push up your sleeves. Let’s get to work together.
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Recently, one of my daughters asked me why I’ve been traveling. I rarely left our home during their little sister Joey’s lifetime. Naturally, this change has taken some getting used to for my family. Thinking this was where she was coming from, I started explaining that traveling was an important part of my job at […]Read more >
For a minute, I want you to close your eyes. I am going to ask you to go to a place that is difficult to go to for all of us. Parents, I want you to imagine what it would be like to get a phone call from your child’s school informing you that there […]Read more >
It’s that feeling that comes over some of us in a moment of crisis or maybe in its aftermath. An inability to move, think, or even speak. Breathing is difficult, standing up causes dizziness. The ground is all that you can hold onto. You are not in control of your mind and body. I felt […]Read more >
Alissa and I have been a bit quiet lately. Thank you for being patient with us as we juggle our Safe and Sound projects and the care of our healing families. Some days are easier than others; but, everyday is about owning where we each are on our journey and remembering the little girls we […]Read more >
Welcome to SAFE AND SOUND and welcome to our new blog! We are VERY excited about this new addition to our site and hope it will help us connect more directly to you and your school community and learn the questions, concerns, successes and challenges you face in improving school safety and security in your […]Read more >