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For every $100 donation you make to one of our featured non-profit champions through the dedicated donation portals linked below, you earn one entry into our random drawing to win a luxurious trip for two to KONA, HAWAIIone of the most coveted vacation destinations on everyone's bucket list!  Valued at $10,000 the trip includes round trip airfare for two guests, a 7-night deluxe hotel stay, complimentary entries to the Kona Marathon and/or Family Fun Runs, a gift card for spending, and much more.

PLUS, Faxon Law Group is matching every dollar you donate—up to a total of $10,000 for each non-profit! Want more grand prize entries? Make more qualifying donations!!!


Based in Connecticut, Project Purple supports patients struggling with medical, pharmaceutical, and everyday living expenses related to their fight against pancreatic cancer. By 2020, statistics indicate that pancreatic cancer will be the second deadliest cancer, with only 1 out of 5 cases even considered operable. Primary fundraising for this group comes from team participation in marathons, half marathons, and 5K races across the country—in fact, Project Purple launched its first ever fundraising team at our 2010 New Haven Road Race in honor of the founder's father, Giovanni. Sadly pancreatic cancer took his life exactly one year later on race day and it is in his memory Project Purple fights for a cure. With clinical trials and early detection at the forefront of this organization's mission, they frequently fund research at Beth Israel, Tufts Medical Center, and the University of Nebraska. Learn more and donate HERE.

Bucket List Item: HELP A CHILD IN NEED

Camp Courant serves over 1,000 of Hartford's children, ages 5 to 12, for six weeks every summer. It is the largest FREE summer day camp in the nation and is the only summer camp available to Hartford’s inner-city youth which provides transportation, preventive and acute health and social work services, two nutritious meals a day, and recreational, educational and developmental activities, all at no cost to the camper or his or her family. This year, Camp Courant is celebrating its 125th year in service and has created a legacy to be proud of—many past campers return to work at the camp as teen counselors, inspired to deliver the same positive impact and unforgettable memories they experienced to the next generation of kids. Learn more and donate HERE.

Remember, bucket list adventures await you on the Big Island of Hawaii so give from the heart this holiday season!!

The grand prize winner will be chosen at random in January. Remember: EACH $100 donation earns an entry into our Bucket List Challenge. More qualifying donations = more chances to win! Donations will be accepted (and matched) until 11:59pm on December 31st. Only donations made through our two dedicated portals qualify. Click here to read the full list of contest rules.