Thursday, June 25, 2015

YMAD a finalist for National Philanthropy Day honors - News - Kiowa County Signal - Kiowa County, KS - Kiowa County, KS

YMAD a finalist for National Philanthropy Day honors - News - Kiowa County Signal - Kiowa County, KS - Kiowa County, KS: "South Central Community Foundation’s (SCCF) youth philanthropy program, Youth Making a Difference (YMAD) has been named a finalist for the National Philanthropy Day Honors, recognizing extraordinary charitable work by individuals and organizations from across North America."



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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Finalists Selected for National Philanthropy Day® Honors Recognizing Top Donors, Volunteers - Press - AFP

Finalists Selected for National Philanthropy Day® Honors Recognizing Top Donors, Volunteers - Press - AFP: "Twenty-four finalists across six categories, including Outstanding Philanthropist and Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, have been announced for AFP’s second annual National Philanthropy Day® Honors, recognizing extraordinary generosity, selflessness, innovation and leadership.

More than 70 video nominations were sent to AFP from across North America, with nominators talking about the impact of their nominees on their communities and the world. AFP members and the public were invited to vote on their favorite videos and nominees in each category."



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Friday, April 17, 2015

Joyce Jenereaux to become next Detroit Free Press publisher

Joyce Jenereaux to become next Detroit Free Press publisher: "Jenereaux also serves on the boards of the Detroit Economic Club, the Inforum Center for Leadership, Detroit Public Television and CATCH. In 2013, she was presented with the Neal Shine Award for Media Commitment to Philanthropy by the Detroit chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals."



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Monday, February 23, 2015

Mervis receives regional award for philanthropy - Commercial News: Local News

Mervis receives regional award for philanthropy - Commercial News: Local News: "With that attitude of setting a good example for others, Mervis was honored recently for her 50-plus years as a volunteer and civic leader.
Mervis was named Outstanding Philanthropist by the Association of Fundraising Professionals of East Central Illinois during a ceremony in Champaign. She was one of six National Philanthropy Day honorees."



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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The AFP Blog: National Philanthropy Day Every Day

The AFP Blog: National Philanthropy Day Every Day: "National Philanthropy Day Every Day
I hope you’re working on submitting your nominations for our National Philanthropy Day Honors program. Anyone can submit a short, “selfie” video—just you talking to the camera, speaking from the heart as you describe how your nominee is changing your the world."



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Friday, December 19, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Slettens, Held honored by philanthropy group

Slettens, Held honored by philanthropy group: "The Tribune offers tips of the hat to the Sletten family and Sletten Construction for generosity and philanthropy over the years, and to talented fundraiser Judy Held of Great Falls.

All were honored last month at a ceremony at the Crowne Plaza in Billings by the Montana chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. "



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Thursday, December 11, 2014

Los Alamos Student Ruby Selvage Named 2014 Outstanding Youth In Philanthropy | Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos Student Ruby Selvage Named 2014 Outstanding Youth In Philanthropy | Los Alamos Daily Post: "Los Alamos High School freshman Ruby Selvage has been named the 2014 Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy from her middle school endeavors and involvement by the Association of Fundraising Professionals-New Mexico (AFP-NM) and the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN).
AFP-NM recognizes the endless daily contributions individuals and organizations make in New Mexico to countless causes and missions. National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) is observed internationally by more than 100 AFP chapters to highlight each community’s top donors, volunteers, foundations and other individuals and organizations involved with philanthropy."



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Monday, December 08, 2014

York student named Outstanding Philanthropic Youth of the Central Coast

York student named Outstanding Philanthropic Youth of the Central Coast: "York School senior Austin Eaton sits on a stump outside the school in Monterey on Wednesday. Eaton has been named Outstanding Philanthropic Youth for National Philanthropy Day for the Central Coast. David Royal - Monterey Herald "



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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Aris Melissaratos named 'Outstanding Philanthropist' by Association of Fundraising Professionals Maryland Chapter - Baltimore Business Journal

Aris Melissaratos named 'Outstanding Philanthropist' by Association of Fundraising Professionals Maryland Chapter - Baltimore Business Journal: "The Association of Fundraising Professionals Maryland Chapter named business leader and longtime Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Chair Aris Melissaratos as its 2014 Outstanding Philanthropist on Friday in a packed ballroom at the Marriott Waterfront."



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Monday, November 24, 2014

Area residents honored at local philanthropy banquet - News - Southwest Daily News - Sulphur, LA - Sulphur, LA

Area residents honored at local philanthropy banquet - News - Southwest Daily News - Sulphur, LA - Sulphur, LA: "NPD itself is observed on November 15, but on Thursday, November 20, the Association of Fundraising Professionals — Louisiana (AFP-La), Southwest Chapter held a National Philanthropy Day banquet in Lake Charles and honored area residents whose deeds or works reflect the spirit of NPD."



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Philanthropy to education pays big dividends - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Community Perspectives

Philanthropy to education pays big dividends - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Community Perspectives: "During November, we celebrate philanthropy in America and around the world. Here in Alaska, we celebrate those who give, volunteer and engage with the charitable sector to make a positive difference. The University of Alaska Foundation is proud to join other community organizations on Nov. 21 in honoring individuals and corporations for their contributions during the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ celebration of philanthropy at the Dena’ina Center. Among those being recognized are Icicle Seafoods, a company that generously supports programs on campuses across the state such as the UAF-based statewide Marine Advisory Program as well as scholarships and undergraduate research spanning the system, and the McManamin family who have given generously to provide scholarships for students wishing to become teachers"



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Thursday, November 20, 2014

KC region’s young philanthropist of the year helps sick children with pop tabs | fox4kc.com

KC region’s young philanthropist of the year helps sick children with pop tabs | fox4kc.com: "KANSAS CITY, Mo. – There was a big event Wednesday night at which the people in our region who raise money for all sorts of charities and not-for-profit organizations honored local champions in community service. And the Young Philanthropist of the Year of The Mid-America Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is this week’s Fox 4 Young Achiever — a little boy with a big heart for helping."



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Local 2 accepts philanthropic award for 'Outstanding Media' | News - Home

Local 2 accepts philanthropic award for 'Outstanding Media' | News - Home: "Wednesday was National Philanthropy Day and the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Houston Chapter hosted one of the largest celebrations of philanthropy in the United States.

During the annual awards luncheon at the Hilton Americas in downtown Houston, Local 2 received an award for Outstanding Media."



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AFP Recognizes Outstanding Local Volunteers - Western Massachusetts Breaking News and First Warning Weather with WGGB.com ABC 40

AFP Recognizes Outstanding Local Volunteers - Western Massachusetts Breaking News and First Warning Weather with WGGB.com ABC 40: "National Philanthropy Day is celebrated every November  every year, to remember the importance of philanthropy. Keynote speaker was Andrew Watt, the national president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals."



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Association of Fundraising Professionals Houston awards National Philanthropy Day 2014 winners - Houston Business Journal

Association of Fundraising Professionals Houston awards National Philanthropy Day 2014 winners - Houston Business Journal: "The Houston chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals celebrated National Philanthropy Day — and the giving spirit of the Bayou City — at a luncheon Nov. 19 at the Hilton-Americas Hotel."



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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Mount Saint Mary College club receives Collegiate Philanthropy Award | NJ.com

Mount Saint Mary College club receives Collegiate Philanthropy Award | NJ.com: "n recognition of their commitment to a cancer cure, the Mount Saint Mary College chapter of Colleges Against Cancer club received the Collegiate Philanthropy Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter, on Nov. 14 – National Philanthropy Day.

Club members were presented the award at a ceremony at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel."



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National Philanthropy Day in Alaska, recognizing year-round contributions | Alaska Dispatch

National Philanthropy Day in Alaska, recognizing year-round contributions | Alaska Dispatch: "This month, Alaskans will join with 50,000 people from around the world to celebrate National Philanthropy Day. This is a special day in November, celebrated in the U.S. since 1986 when President Ronald Reagan proclaimed Nov. 15 as National Philanthropy Day. The day recognizes and pays tribute to the great contributions that those active in the philanthropic community have made to our lives, our communities and our world."



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Philanthropy in the Classroom | The Community FoundationPhilanthropy

Philanthropy in the Classroom | The Community FoundationPhilanthropy: "Each year the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Atlanta Chapter goes into area classrooms to teach students about philanthropy – what it means and how they can be philanthropic. The Kiwanis Club of Atlanta is a sponsor of this effort and joins with the Association of Fundraising Professionals members to read a book and then create an art piece that reflects a child’s view of philanthropy."



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Neighbor Newspapers - National Philanthropy Day honors adults students

Neighbor Newspapers - National Philanthropy Day honors adults students: "The Association of Fundraising Professionals’ greater Atlanta chapter recently honored two longtime Atlanta leaders at its 32nd annual celebration of National Philanthropy Day, held at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta. Retired Equifax CEO Thomas F. Chapman received the Philanthropist of the Year award and Alvin Sugarman, rabbi emeritus of The Temple, was honored as Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year. In addition, Junior League of Atlanta President Jennifer Bennecke took home the Philanthropic Leader of Tomorrow honor. The Teen Volunteers of the Year were Woodward Academy eighth-grader Samantha Rose Humphrey, Brookwood High School junior Ji “Jenny” Choi and Alpharetta High School junior Josh Seides, in order from first through third place. WSB-TV news anchors Jovita Moore and Justin Farmer emceed the event with "



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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

AFP Donates Tree To Mark Philanthropy Day - Bernews.com : Bernews.com

AFP Donates Tree To Mark Philanthropy Day - Bernews.com : Bernews.com: "AFP Bermuda marked National Philanthropy Day last week by honouring the Bank of Bermuda Foundation by donating a cedar tree in the Foundation’s honour here at Verdmont, one of the National Trust properties most affected by the recent storms.

Am AFP spokesperson said, “This will become an annual event, recognising a person or organization involved in philanthropy by planting a tree that can grow and flourish, just as philanthropy in Bermuda must continue to grow and flourish."



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13-year-old takes home philanthropy award | Dallas Morning News

13-year-old takes home philanthropy award | Dallas Morning News: "The group gave just one standing ovation. It was for the youngest award recipient.

Charlsie Doan, 13, received the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award on Friday at the 29th annual Awards Luncheon of the Greater Dallas Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals."



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