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Today is ‘Giving Day’ Support Your Local Charities

Report by Paula Antolini, February 28, 2019, 8:39AM EDT

Get ready to give! On February 28th, starting at 12AM on February 28th, visit FCGives.org and make your donation. You will have 24 hours to make your donation, and all giving will end at 12:00AM on March 1st.

Why should you give to Fairfield County’s Giving Day?

Powered by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, Giving Day is our region’s biggest philanthropic event of the year and we are thrilled to organize this incredible day of giving for the 6th year! It is a 24-hour online giving marathon designed to amplify the amazing work of our nonprofit community, boost staff and volunteer skills that can be used beyond Giving Day, and encourage important giving to your missions. Join us and celebrate the power of giving in Fairfield County- 24 hours to give where you live!

Here are just a few or the organizations … see full list/link at bottom of page.

*If we’ve left out any Bethel organizations please let us know.

Local Bethel orgs:

The HERO Project#LetsHERO / Bethel CT / Causes: Substance Abuse Prevention, Health and Wellness, Education

Save A Suit / Bethel CT / We provide our former military and college graduates with professional business attire and the confidence needed to succeed.

Danbury Animal Welfare Society / Bethel CT / Danbury Animal Welfare Society – DAWS. Causes: Animals, Education

The Scotty Fund / Bethel CT / Financial and family support to children with life-threatening illnesses. Causes: Youth

Bethel Historical Society Inc. / “Without History, We Do Not Exist.” Causes: Education

Local Danbury orgs:

Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut / Danbury CT / Living creatively. Energizing the economy. Causes: Arts and Culture, Entrepreneurship, Community Advocacy

United Way of Western Connecticut / Danbury CT / Dedicated to improving the lives of hard-working, struggling households. Causes: Health and Wellness, Education

Many more …

CLICK HERE to view all participating organizations.

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