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Connecticut ranked 15th for total economic impact driven by Google's services.
Curtain Call topped the list of participating nonprofits with $135,515 from 1,045 gifts and prizes.
"We are studying how distributed ledger and blockchain may help members’ identities be better protected," said Jill Nowacki of the Credit Union League of Connecticut.
"Too little attention has been paid to the Native American population and organizations," said Bob Forrester, president and CEO of Newman's Own Foundation.
“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.
“We’re spending about $300,000 a year on four unfunded mandates,” said CEO Rick Sebastian. “These are mandates that do absolutely nothing for families."
The 24-hour event kicks off at midnight on March 1 and encourages donations of as little as $10 to nonprofits serving the social, economic, educational and cultural needs of the region.
Bob Forrester, president and CEO of the Newman’s Own Foundation, said that it would be extremely difficult to sell the food company to a third party because of its mission of donating all of its profits to charitable works.
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.
The fourth annual Fairfield County’s Community Foundation endeavor seeks to raise funds for 432 local nonprofits.
Tompkins Mahopac Bank is holding a social media contest to award a combined $6,000 to three local nonprofits. In each round of the “Community Minute Challenge”,...