Wilton Library banks a donation for Giving Tuesday, Dec. 1

Coldwell Banker Realty agents present Elaine Tai-Lauria, Wilton Library’s executive director, with a $1,000 check to kick off the fundraising for Giving Tuesday on Dec. 1, 2020. To make a donation to Wilton Library on Giving Tuesday, visit https://donate.onecause.com/supportwladec2020/home or www.wiltonlibrary.org. Pictured left to right: Bob Travers, Courtney Lilly – Wilton Library, Sabrina McGehee, Kathleen Brennan, Gail Cioffi, Elaine Tai-Lauria – Wilton Library, Cindy Wein, Jessica Batista, and Jeff Turner. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton, CT; www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950. (contributed photo)

Wilton, CT – Wilton Library kicks off Giving Tuesday on Dec. 1 with a generous donation from the caring agents of Coldwell Banker Realty of Wilton. The representatives are donating portions of their commissions to the library in the amount of $1,000 to honor the community and the library.

Courtney Lilly, Wilton Library’s development director said of the donation, “We are so thankful to this group of Coldwell Banker agents who are selflessly giving to Wilton Library for Giving Tuesday. These are difficult times for everyone, and we’re thrilled that Coldwell Banker is challenging the community to give what they can to Wilton Library, the jewel of the community. The realty group understands that it’s the power of people who can transform their communities, and they are setting an example of that for this special day.”

The pandemic has isolated many individuals but Giving Tuesday provides Wiltonians with a way to give back to the community, by making a safe connection with a place they love while still physically distancing. To give to Wilton Library on Giving Tuesday, donors may simply visit https://donate.onecause.com/supportwladec2020/home or www.wiltonlibrary.org. Gifts to the library are gifts to every member of the community.

Wilton Library is a 501(c)(3) non-profit association that receives some of its funding through the public/private partnership with the Town of Wilton. Twenty-five percent of the library’s budget beyond what the town provides has to be raised each year. Those funds cover 100% of the books, audiobooks, DVDs, and music CDs that are on the shelves and all of the content of the Digital Library, as well as programs and services for all ages.

For more information, visit www.wiltonlibrary.org or contact Courtney Lilly at 203-762-6323, clilly@wiltonlibrary.org.

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