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Give Local 2018 Is April 24th and 25th, 2018

Give Local is a fun and inspiring 36-hour online give-a-thon, hosted by Connecticut Community Foundation and sponsored by Ion Bank Foundation.

All donations made via our giving page (, will help us win bonus dollars and additional prizes.  It’s a great time to get the most out of your donation dollars.

Will you join in on the fun?  Below are a list of prizes we need your help to win.

Facebook Photo Contest
April 11, 2018
Starting @ 9:00 AM

Do you like us on Facebook? You can help us win a cash prize before Give Local even begins!  Starting at 9:00 AM tomorrow we will post a photo from one of our preserves and pin it to the top of our page. Please give it a like before 9:00 AM on the 12th. (Comments, other reactions, and shares are nice, but don’t count). Only “likes” on the original post will be counted for the contest tally.

The top three nonprofit organization that generate the most “likes” for their Facebook photos will win prizes: First Place: $1,000 Second Place: $750 Third Place: $500

Help us create buzz about Give Local 2018, and raise funds to protect the land we all love.  We are grateful for your support.

Double Down for the Environment
April 24th, 2018 – 7:00 AM

$500 awarded to the first environment organization to receive a single donation of $500 or more on April 24th.  Sponsored by the Connecticut Community Foundation.

Ericson’s Depot Dollars
April 24th, 2018 – 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

$1,000 awarded to the Washington organization with the most unique
donors between 1-4 p.m. on April 24th.  Sponsored by Ericson Insurance.

Blue Skies Prize
April 25th, 2018 – 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM

$500 awarded randomly to an environment organization that receives 5 or more donations between 7-10 a.m. on April 25. Sponsored by the Connecticut Community Foundation.

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