Giving Day is February 28th!
NFSAW has joined Fairfield County's Community Foundation Giving day! This is very exciting for us and we do hope to raise funds through this platform. Please share this link with friends, family, businesses, etc. to help us meet our goal!
Giving starts at midnight February 28th and ends at 11:59 pm!
Here's more information about this special day!
Q, What is Fairfield County's Giving Day?
Hosted by Fairfield County's Community Foundation, with lead sponsor Bank of America, Giving Day inspires and empowers our region to raise as much money as possible for local nonprofit organizations in just 24 hours through online donations. It invites those who love Fairfield County to come together and make an incredibly powerful, collective impact by supporting local nonprofits on February 28, 2019.
The minimum donation is $10 and there is no maximum. Prize money will be made available to amplify charitable donations, excite nonprofits and donors to participate, and keep momentum going throughout the day. Whether you give $10 or $1,000, your donation will make a difference!
Q. Who can donate?
Anyone with a credit card and access to the internet via a computer, smart phone or tablet can donate. Donations must be made on FCGives.org on February 28, 2019 between 12:00:00 AM - 11:59:59 PM EST. Donations through the Fairfield County's Giving Day online portal to charitable nonprofit organizations are tax-deductible and cannot be refunded. Contributions may be made via credit and debit card only. Donations will be received and receipted by GiveGab.
Q. How will donations be distributed?
Each donation made to a participating nonprofit will be disbursed directly from GiveGab via direct deposit within 24-48 hours.
Q. What forms of donations are accepted? ?
All donations must be made online via FCGives.org. MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express donations will be accepted through FCGives.org on February 28, 2019 during Fairfield County's Giving Day. Checks, donations on FCCFoundation.org and donations made directly to individual nonprofits will not be counted on FCGives.org and will be ineligible for Giving Day prizes.
Q. Is the website secure?
Yes. Credit card transactions are secure and backed by a PCI Level 1 secure service provider certification. Our technology partner, GiveGab, is the recognized technology leader for fundraising initiatives of this magnitude around the country.
Q. Who will receive my contact information?
The organization(s) you choose to support will have access to your name and email address. This information is used solely to send thank you messages, provide the option to receive future notifications, and to notify you of future activities. You have the option of selecting to be anonymous and the nonprofit organization will not have access to your contact information.
Q. Do I need to create an account with GiveGab?
No. You do not need to create an account to make a donation. Your tax receipt is emailed immediately upon processing your donation. The benefits of creating an account though include having your tax receipts collected in one location, being able to track your donations, follow the charities you support, and engage in future volunteering and donations.
Q. Can I make donations via a mobile device?
Yes! Simply visit FCGives.org on your mobile device.
Thanks in advance for supporting us!