Foundation hosting Give Local challenge


The Connecticut Community Foundation’s annual online giving challenge returns next week.

Give Local Greater Waterbury & Litchfield Hills is a 36-hour online community giving challenge to support nonprofit organizations within the foundation’s 21-town service area, which includes Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect. The challenge starts at 7 a.m. on Monday, and over the next 36 hours people can donate money to organizations they choose online at

Donors can choose from categories of organizations, like “animal welfare” or “children and youth,” or search for organizations by towns. Local organizations participating include the Friends of Beacon Falls Library, the Naugatuck Community Choir and the Naugatuck Historical Society.

For more information, a full list of participants or to donate during the challenge, visit