Newtown to hold community giveaway

Newtown officials have decided to hold a "Community Giveaway" this month to distribute the thousands of gifts sent to the town following the December shooting

The event will distribute many of the items donated since the Sandy Hook shootings.

The event will distribute many of the items donated since the Sandy Hook shootings. (2/5/13)

NEWTOWN - Newtown officials have decided to hold a "Community Giveaway" this month to distribute the thousands of gifts sent to the town following the December shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Town officials say the goal will be to give the toys, school supplies and other items to town residents.

The town held a similar toy giveaway just before Christmas.

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