Mar
1
Thu
Giving Day 2018
Mar 1 all-day

GIVING DAY ● Thursday, March 1, 2018, 24 hours to Give Where YOU Live

Hosted by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 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 March 1, 2018.

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!

Mar
22
Thu
BRIDGEPORT CHILD ADVOCACY Breakfast 2018 @ Bridgeport Holiday Inn
Mar 22 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

BCAC BREAKFAST 2018 • March 22, 2018, 7:30-9:30am • Bridgeport Holiday Inn

Our keynote speaker, Carolyn Miles, is President & Chief Executive Officer of Save the Children, an organization that is committed to ensuring every child gets a high-quality basic education and to protecting all children from harm. Under her senior leadership, the organization has more than doubled the number of children it reaches with nutrition, health, education and other programs. Miles’ signature issues include hunger, learning outcomes, and ending preventable child deaths. In 2015, Miles was named one of the 50 World’s Greatest Leaders by Fortune magazine and inducted into the CT Women’s Hall of Fame.

AUDIENCE: Approximately 300 influential community leaders and activists drawn from Fairfield County’s business, non-profit and government sectors with a shared interest in working collaboratively to address the issues of poverty within the Greater Bridgeport community.

May
10
Thu
Food for Thought 2018 @ Bridgeport Holiday Inn
May 10 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

FOOD FOR THOUGHT 2018 • May 10, 2018, 7:30-9:30am • Bridgeport Holiday Inn

After receiving a standing ovation at his first appearance, former Navy SEAL, John Choatewill return as our keynote speaker. John Choate is the founder of a global risk management firm founded in 2006 that provides specialized security services and training to U.S. and foreign government entities and multinational corporations. John is also the managing director of Ranae Concepts, a consultancy firm providing seminars on leadership, teamwork, and strategic planning based on principles derived from the U.S. Special Operations community and successfully employed in the corporate world.

AUDIENCE: Approximately 400 influential community leaders and activists drawn from Fairfield County’s business, non-profit and government sectors with a shared interest in working collaboratively address the issues of poverty within the Greater Bridgeport community.