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Ex-Stamford board rep starts GoFundMe campaign for Stamford Hospital’s COVID-19 efforts

As of this morning, the campaign raised $2,390 from 25 donors.

WWE and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society team with 2K on blood...

For each retweet, 2K will donate $2 to LLS, up to $500,000.

Ridgefield’s Garden of Ideas is closing

A fundraising seeking 1,600 people willing to pledge $600 only received 130 pledges.

Stop & Shop promotion allows customers to fund schools

The schools can determine how they spend the funds accumulated through the program.

Bridgeport pledges $2.5M for tiger habitat at Beardsley Zoo

The city’s pledge is the latest input for the tiger habitat fundraising efforts, which kicked off last November.

Ridgefield’s Keeler Tavern Museum eyes expanded site and visibility

The tavern was fired upon by British forces during the Battle of Ridgefield on April 27, 1777.

Fairfield County’s Giving Day raises record $1.71M for 415 local nonprofits

Curtain Call topped the list of participating nonprofits with $135,515 from 1,045 gifts and prizes.

Ridgefield Theater Barn sets its sights on an expansion project

"We are very lucky to be a theater that is able to self-produce and stay in the black," said Executive Director Pamme Jones.

Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary turns 60

Originally created as a volunteer group consisting of the wives of the hospital’s physicians, today’s auxiliary encompasses more than 200 men and women with various connections to the facility.

Fairfield County’s Giving Day 2018 Event Raises $1.4M

“When you can raise over $1 million in 24 hours for area nonprofits, it is a very good day," Fairfield County’s Community Foundation President and CEO Juanita James said.

Greenwich Hospital Auxiliary volunteers draw New Yorkers to their ranks

“Over 25 percent of our volunteers come from New York,” added Stacey Green, director of volunteer services at the hospital, who noted slightly more than half of Greenwich Hospital’s patients come from New York.

Sen. Chris Murphy used Las Vegas shooting for re-election fundraiser

Sen. Chris Murphy appeared to use the mass shooting in Las Vegas that left 59 dead as the foundation for a fundraising solicitation to fuel his 2018 re-election campaign.

A musical mix keeps Bridgeport’s community radio station WPKN spinning

WPKN began in 1963 as the campus radio station for the University of Bridgeport; the call letters stand for Purple Knights Network, a tribute to the school’s sports teams’ mascot.

Cultural Alliance seeks volunteers

The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut is seeking volunteers for its annual fundraising event scheduled for Oct. 12.

Giving Day fundraiser tops $1.4M in donations

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation's annual endeavor tops the 2016 results.