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. Family, friends, neighbors, co-workers and businesses from Fairfield County and beyond rallied together to give where they live and work. Fairfield County’s Community Foundation with champion sponsor Bank of America were Giving Day’s driving force for the fourth year in a row. Since Giving Day’s inception more than $4.5 million dollars has been raised.
As the region’s biggest philanthropic event, Giving Day allowed the community to come together and make a difference. More than 410 nonprofits participated to raise much-needed funds and to increase awareness about the amazing work they do throughout the region.