Giving Day fundraiser tops $1.4M in donations

By Phil Hall

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Fairfield County’s Community Foundation announced that it raised $1,465,246 from 13,718 donors as part of its March 9 Giving Day fundraising event.

Donations of $10 or higher made on the website for distribution to more than 400 local nonprofits. This year’s results topped the 2016 Giving Day total of $1.24 million donated by 11,000 individuals.

Juanita James, president and CEO of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, stated at the conclusion of the event, “We are truly humbled and deliriously happy.”



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Phil Hall
Phil Hall is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News, the author of seven books, the host of the SoundCloud podcast "The Online Movie Show" and a writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News and Wired.

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