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CCSU is hosting the ‘Love Wins’ community drive on Friday


Connecticut State University students are wearing purple to honor those who lost their lives during the Sandy Hook shooting.

Related: Remembering Sandy Hook on its 6th year anniversary, vigil to be held Friday 

The school is asking the community to honor one of their colleagues, Nelba Marquez-Greene and her family who lost their daughter Ana Grace 6 years ago.

CCSU says they are determined to turn today into a day of giving with their Love Wins community drive that starts on Friday morning at 6 a.m. until noon. 

The Ana Grace Project and other organizations are collecting new toys, winter clothing and food to be donated to New Britain and Hartford agencies, along with Maria’s Place food pantry at CCSU

Donations can be brought to the front of Davidson’s Hall on CCSU’s campus. 

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