Tag Archives: Fairfield County Giving Day

5 Delicious Food + Drink Events to Benefit Local Organizations – March 2016

1 Mar

There is no shortage of great food events and charity-based fundraisers that are just around the corner, so we figured we’d put them all together in one spot for ya so you can go and do your thing. We’re featuring Tips for Kids, Chefs on Pointe, Rainbow Bagels to support Kids in Crisis, amazing auctions for Fine Food for a Cause, and the upcoming Fairfield County Giving Day. Continue reading

2016 Fairfield County Giving Day Searching for Non-profits to Help #fairfieldcountygives

25 Jan
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How will you be giving back on March 10?

Now in its third year, Fairfield County Giving Day has quickly become a major source of funding for local non-profits. Last year, alone, $1,066,091 was donated by 13,161 people for 386 non-profits. This year’s Fairfield County Giving Day is March 10 and we’ll have more on that soon, as we are one of the partners in this great endeavor. Continue reading

Give Where You Live: Fairfield County Giving Day Returns March 5, 2015

27 Feb

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Last year, Fairfield County Giving Day took Connecticut by storm. Non-profits across the county shared with their friends, followers, and fans all about what makes them great and asked for donations to help fund their missions. And, you could say it was a wee-bit successful (being sarcastic) with over 9,200 donors who dug into their pockets and raised more than $750,000! 

This year’s Giving Day will prove to be bigger, better, and raise even more vital funds than last year, too. It starts at midnight on Thursday, March 5 and goes all the way until 11:59 and 59 seconds. The goal this year is to raise at least $1,000,000 and with 400 non-profits participating, that shouldn’t be too tough.

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Connecticut Gives Back with Fairfield County Giving Day: 24 Hours to Give Where You Live!

27 Feb

We all have a favorite local charity that we support financially or that we volunteer for…and now there’s a whole day set aside for us to help out.  Introducing Fairfield County Giving Day, a brand new event that brings together nonprofits and charities from across Fairfield County.  Their goal?  Raise $1,000,000 for local nonprofits on March 7!

How it works is simple:

1)  Find your favorite local charity or charities on their site March 7 from 12 am – 11:59 pm.

          • Type in the nonprofit’s name OR

          • Type in your town OR

          • Search by cause such as Arts, Education, Environment, Food…

2)  Donate any amount from $10 and up.

That’s it…that easy…that quick!

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