Today is Fairfield County Giving Day

There are many New Canaan nonprofits competing for your donations and $100,000 in prizes today.

Today is Fairfield County Giving Day, and it's an opportunity to give a financial boost to your favorite charities and nonprofit organizations.

For 24 hours — until midnight tonight — the Fairfield County Community Foundation (FCCF) and its funding partner, Bank of America, are offering up $100,000 in prize money to more than 300 nonprofits. According to FCCF, the goal of this online, 24-hour day of giving, is to raise $1 million for more than 300 nonprofits throughout the region.

There are several New Canaan organizations participating:
The foundation also will be making cash awards throughout the day to organizations that meet certain criterion including matching awards — The first 25 nonprofits to raise $1,000 today will receive a dollar-for-dollar match of $1,000.

There also will be awards made to organizations that raise the most money by 10 a.m. and those that raise the most money.
Strays and Others, Inc. March 07, 2014 at 10:08 AM
IF you are trying to donate to Strays & Others, you can use this direct link: https://fcgives.justgive.org/basket?acton=donate&ein=06-1205549 If you are experiencing trouble executing your donation, please try again in a little while. The site is experiencing difficulties and keeps closing down for maintenance. Please keep trying!


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