Lots of Ways to Support The Nathaniel Witherell During Fairfield County’s Giving Day: March 10, All Day Long!

 

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
                                                                                                             – Winston Churchill

Prizes and friendly competition are fueling this year’s Fairfield County’s Giving Day, adding fun and suspense to the local day of giving on Thursday, March 10. Thanks to generous sponsors, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation is able to offer a variety of cash awards to encourage individuals and businesses to support the work of outstanding local nonprofits such as The Nathaniel Witherell.

We encourage you to give where you live! Your one click can help The Witherell exceed our goal of $10,000 in just 24 hours!  Donations made on March 10 (between the hours of 12 am and 11:59 pm) will help Friends of Nathaniel Witherell fund programs and services for our long-term care residents. In addition, special prize categories are offered throughout the day, providing extra opportunities to benefit the Witherell:

GRAND PRIZES

Most Unique Donors 

1st place prize = $20,000

2nd place prize = $12,500

Most Dollars Raised

1st place prize = $20,000

2nd place prize = $12,500

POWER HOURS

Prizes will be awarded to the organizations with the most unique donors in the following hours:

$4,000 Rise and Shine (Split) Power Hour : 6am-7am

  • $2,000 awarded to a “Newbie,” defined as a nonprofit participating in Giving Day for the first time
  • $2,000 awarded to a “Seasoned Enthusiast,” defined as a nonprofit that participated in the 2014 or 2015 Giving Day.

$1,000 Donut Break Power Hour: 9am – 10am

$5,000 Lunch is on us! Power Hour: 12pm-1pm

$4,000 Coffee Break (Split) Power Hour: 3pm-4pm

  • $2,000 awarded to “Newbies,” defined as nonprofits participating in Giving Day for the first time
  • $2,000 awarded to “Seasoned Enthusiasts,” defined as a nonprofit that participated in the 2014 or 2015 Giving Day.

Prizes will be awarded to the organizations that raise the most dollars in the following hours:

$5,000 Wiggin and Dana SUPER-SIZED Power Hour: 7pm-8pm  

$2,500 Big Finish Power Hours between 10pm-11:59pm

“Top of the Morning” $5,000 PRIZE
The nonprofit that raises the most dollars by 6 am will receive the $5,000 “Top of the Morning” prize.
Whole Foods Market “Get Up and Give” LAUNCH PRIZES 

Beginning at 12:00 am on March 10th, the first 20 nonprofits to receive 25 unique donors of $25 or more will receive a $1,000 prize.

Whole Foods Market Fairfield County generously fueled the Launch Prizes through their 5% Day on March 3rd. These prizes will incentivize donors to donate early and quickly on Fairfield County’s Giving Day in order to receive a $1,000 launch prize for their favorite nonprofit.

Please click here to help the Witherell exceed our goal of $10,000 in 24 hours!

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