The Community Fund of Darien recently received a corporate contribution from First County Bank for its 2011-12 campaign.

The Community Fund raises money through donations from local residents and businesses to help agencies meet health and human service needs.

This year, the fund is distributing more than $675,000 to more than 30 agencies serving Darien, Norwalk and Stamford, including Family & Children's Agency, the Shelter for the Homeless, Person-to-Person, the Carver Center, STAR, Lighting the Way, Domus and Inspirica, according to a press release from the fund.

In addition, the Community Fund provides small and emergency grants, as well as funding Darien initiatives such as Thriving Youth: Connected Community.

For more information about the Community Fund of Darien, visit,, or call 203-655-8775.