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Utah students provide quilts for school devastated by shooting

Published: Thursday, Sept. 3 2015 1:39 a.m. MDT

Uintah High School students Raige Hullinger, left, Shay Allred and Chelsea Dumas work on a quilt that will be donated to the students at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Uintah High students and community volunteers raised more than $7,000 in three days to purchase enough fleece to make 900 blankets, one for every student at the school and for each sibling of the 20 children killed in the Dec. 15, 2012, shooting.  (Geoff Liesik, Deseret News) Uintah High School students Raige Hullinger, left, Shay Allred and Chelsea Dumas work on a quilt that will be donated to the students at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Uintah High students and community volunteers raised more than $7,000 in three days to purchase enough fleece to make 900 blankets, one for every student at the school and for each sibling of the 20 children killed in the Dec. 15, 2012, shooting. (Geoff Liesik, Deseret News)

VERNAL — Students did their part to bring comfort to a community reeling from last week's tragic shooting in Connecticut.

Uintah High students and community volunteers raised more than $7,000 in three days to purchase enough fleece to make 900 blankets, one for every student at Sandy Hook Elementary School and for each sibling of the 20 children killed in the Dec. 15 shooting.

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