Today is Giving Day for Wilton nonprofits

The Fairfield County Giving Day is underway.

Donations not only help individual nonprofits continue with the work they do, they also help organizations win prize donations from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation.

A prize of $25,000 goes to the organization with the most donations made ($10,000 for second place), and $20,000 to the organization raising the most dollars ($10,000 for second place).

Power Hours
$1,000 prizes will be awarded to the organizations with the most unique donors in the following hours:
Lunch Special Power Hour: noon-1 pm
Quitting Time Power Hour: 4 pm-5 pm
Super Power Hour: 7 pm-8 pm

Two random $1,000 prize drawings will take place for all nonprofits that receive donations during the following hours:
Coffee Break Power Hour: 10 am-11 am
Night Owl Power Hour: 11 pm-11:59 pm
Local nonprofits from Wilton participating this year include:
• A Better Chance of Wilton, Inc.;
• Center For Coastal Preservation, Inc.;
• Circle of Care for Families of Children with Cancer, Inc.;
• Connecticut Appleseed Center for Law & Justice, Inc.;
• Friends of Ambler Farm;
• Friends of the Norwalk River Valley Trail;
• Meals on Wheels of Wilton, Inc.;
• Mianus Chapter of Trout Unlimited;
• Stay at Home in Wilton, Inc.;
• Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County;
• Wilton Family YMCA;
• Wilton Go Green;
• Wilton Historical Society;
• Wilton Volunteer Ambulance Corps;
• Woodcock Nature Center.
Information: or call the foundation at 203-750-3200.