Fairfield County’s Giving Day significantly surpassed last year’s totals by raising $1,246,964.09 from 15,311 unique gifts. Fairfield County family, friends, neighbors and co-workers gave where they live! Fairfield County’s Community Foundation was Giving Day’s driving force for the third year in a row.
As region’s biggest philanthropic event, Giving Day allowed the community to come together and make a difference. More than 400 nonprofits participated to raise much-needed funds and to increase awareness about the amazing work they do throughout the region. Last year, $1,066,091 was raised in just 24-hours for 386 local nonprofits, donated by 13,161 individuals.