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Wheeler Family Fundraiser
February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
On Saturday, February 23, from 5-9 p.m. friends of Francine Wheeler, whose son Ben was killed in Newtown, are hosting a fundraiser for the Ben Wheeler Fund. The event will take place at Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th Street, just three blocks from the 7 train. This will be a fun, family event featuring Music for Aardvarks music, the fabulous children’s singer, Richard Younger, a magician, face painting, food and a monster raffle. Local Sunnyside bands will also perform. Tickets are $15 for food, $15 for drinks, $25 for both. Children 6 and under are free, those over 6 are $5. All proceeds will go to the immediate expenses of the family. The Wheelers lived in Sunnyside for years before moving to Newtown.
Also, anyone who cannot come but would like to donate please send a check to:
The Ben Wheeler Fund
c/o Newtown Savings Bank
39 Main Street
Newtown, CT 06470.
You can also donate securely via Paypal:
click on “Transfer” then “Send Money” then use this address: