Post Office sets up P.O. box for Newtown mail

A couple of volunteer firefighters place flowers at a makeshift memorial at a sign for the Sandy Hook Elementary school, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 in Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn. The massacre of 26 children and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary school elicited horror and soul-searching around the world even as it raised more basic questions about why the gunman, 20-year-old Adam Lanza, would have been driven to such a crime and how he chose his victims. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

December 18, 2012 8:56:32 AM PST
The U.S. Postal Service has set up a P.O. box for those wishing to send cards, letters or care packages to Newtown, Connecticut.

That P.O. box was set up in the wake of Friday's mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary that left 20 children and six adults dead.

The address is:

P.O. Box 3700
Newtown, Connecticut 06470

The Newtown Post Office said it is expecting an enormous amount of mail.