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Stew Leonard’s Stewie the Duck charity Co-founder Kim Leonard; Fairfield County Community Foundation CEO Juanita James, and Community Foundation Board Chair Lizanne Galbreath at the kickoff event for Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Giving Day 2018 at Chelsea Piers, Stamford. —Photo by Marilyn Roos

More than $1.4 million raised for Fairfield County nonprofits on Giving Day

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation announced today that Fairfield County’s Giving Day 2018 raised $1,400,887 from 13,137 donors.

The deadline to register for Fairfield County’s Giving Day is Feb. 1. Area nonprofit organizations may register at FCGives.org.

Fairfield County Giving Day returns March 1

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation will hold the fifth annual Giving Day on Thursday, March 1. More than 120 nonprofits have registered for the event.

Carol Heller, senior vice president, Bank of America; Steve Soyland, marketing & promotions director, Connoisseur CT Radio; Kevin Begley, program director, Star 99.9; Doreen Madden, community relations manager, Hearst Media Group Connecticut; Juanita James, CEO & president, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation; Dan Fortin, regional marketing manager; Connie Leonard, regional marketing manager; and Bill Tommins, Southern Connecticut market president at Bank of America at the Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Giving Day launch event at The Warehouse in Fairfield. — The Corporate Image photo.

Giving Day raises $1,465,246 for nonprofits

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation announced that Fairfield County’s Giving Day significantly surpassed last year’s totals by raising $1,465,246 from 13,718 donors.

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation supports nonprofits throughout the year. Nonprofits were gathered at The Warehouse in Fairfield for the celebration launch of Fairfield County’s Giving Day 2016. Giving Day 2017 is scheduled for 24 hours beginning at 12:01 a.m. on March 9, 2017.

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation announces grants to benefit area nonprofits

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation has announced the recipients of their current grant-making cycle. $1,910,263 was awarded to 74 organizations.

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