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Darien, New Canaan to Compete in ‘Most Generous Town’ Giving Tuesday Award

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For the second year in a row, Darien and New Canaan will face-off to see which town can capture the title of “Most Generous Town” by raising the most funds for either The Community Fund of Darien or the New Canaan Community Foundation. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Help DHS Band Members Standing in the Cold on Tuesday, Nov 20 Make for a Warmer Thanksgiving for Others

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Darien High School Band members will stand out in the cold early next Tuesday morning, Nov. 20 to collect turkeys for families who need some help getting food for Thanksgiving this year, and they’re asking for your help. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Foundation’s Annual Fundraiser, ‘Rock the Yacht’ Coming April 2019

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The Darien Foundation has announced that its’ annual fundraiser, Rock the Yacht, will be held on Saturday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Tokeneke Club. Similar to last year’s event, which drew nearly 400 guests, the evening will feature music inspired by Yacht Rock. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Laugh With Comedian Nate Bargatze Saturday Night, Tickets Help Fund Homeless Shelter

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Stand-up comedian Nate Bargatze, who’s appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and Conan, performs Saturday night at the Regina A. Quick Center at Fairfield U. to benefit Homes with Hope, a Westport-based charity providing shelter and services to the homeless. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New Yorker Cartoonist Roz Chast Speaks Nov 7 at SilverSource Benefit Luncheon

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New Yorker cartoonist and author Roz Chast will bring an afternoon of comic relief to the SilverSource Inspiring Lives Benefit Luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 7, as she offers profoundly funny and moving insights from her award-winning graphic memoir, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? (more…) Continue Reading →

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Person-to-Person Needs Thanksgiving Food Donations — Most Darien Supermarkets Have Bins

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Person-to-Person is asking schools and businesses to help gather Thanksgiving food items to help families in need on the holiday. You can help individually by buying some of the items at a Darien supermarket (Palmer’s Market or either of the two Stop and Shops) and dropping it off in a Person-to-Person bin near the exit. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Americares Opens Temporary Medical Clinic in Hurricane-Devastated Panama City, FL

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Americares has opened a temporary medical clinic in Panama City, Florida, to ensure access to care for Hurricane Michael survivors. The clinic, located in county Health Department parking lot in Panama City, provides free primary care services for children and adults, including prescription medication, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., seven days a week. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Stepping Stones Museum Fundraiser Nov 8 Supports Free Admission for Families in Need

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Stepping Stones Museum for Children will be hosting its 3rd annual FriendsGiving fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 8 at its iconic facility in Norwalk’s historic Mathews Park. Proceeds from the event will support the museum’s Open Arms initiative. (more…) Continue Reading →

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