Fairfield County Giving Day hopes to raise over $1.2 million
Fairfield County is in the midst of a 24-hour online giving marathon.
Fairfield County Giving Day started at midnight and ends at 11:59 p.m.
Organizers are asking people to donate to their favorite local causes. They celebrated the event with a party at The Warehouse at Fairfield Theater Company.
They say more than 430 local nonprofits are participating this year.
Organizers say they want to beat last year's donations, which totaled $1.2 million.