NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY 2017
National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) is a special day set aside each year to show appreciation for all that has been accomplished in the Culture of Philanthropy. It’s an opportunity to recognize the great contributions – and those people and organizations making the difference – which makes Birmingham a great community. Join us as we recognize those truly exceptional volunteers and donors in our community.
Thursday, November 9, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
The Harbert Center
2019 Fourth Avenue North
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
This event is sold out.
**AFP Members will receive a special Early Bird discount rate!**
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Alabama Chapter sponsors an annual awards program to recognize outstanding achievements by individual, foundation and corporate philanthropists, fundraising volunteers, and professional fundraising executives.
The vision of the AFP Alabama Chapter is to create and foster extraordinary fundraising professionals for an extraordinary philanthropic community. Therefore, the Alabama AFP Chapter honors those who hold high ethical standards and best exemplify commitment, dedication, and talent toward helping Alabama. These awards are given in recognition to those individuals and organizations whose life-time or long-term achievements have made a significant impact in our community.
2017 National Philanthropy Day Honorees
The Bill Moran Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy - Sean Fredella
Outstanding Charitable Organization - Independent Presbyterian Church Foundation
The William S. Roth Outstanding Fundraising Executive - Leigh Laser Collins
The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham Professional Advisor - Debra J. Linton and Beverly S. Virciglio
Outstanding Corporate Citizen - HOAR Construction
United Way of Alabama Outstanding Civic Leader - Bruce Denson
The William M. and Virginia B. Spencer Outstanding Philanthropist - Kathryn and Raymond Harbert
2017 National Philanthropy Day VIPs
Greg Weyandt of The Welch Group, honored by the YMCA of Greater Birmingham
Christopher Whitfield of Alabama Power, honored by the YMCA of Greater Birmingham
Jill Kent, honored by the YMCA of Greater Birmingham
Lovely Browder-Pugh, honored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham
Beverley H. Smith, honored by St. Martin’s in the Pines
Meredith Ray Calhoun, honored by Children’s Aid Society
Nakisha Adams, honored by Red Mountain Park
Capstone Collegiate Communities, honored by Glenwood, Inc.
McWane, Inc., honored by the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama
Karen Wood, honored by the Greater Birmingham Humane Society
Bill Moran - In Remembrance, honored by the Alabama Association of Fundraising Professionals
Libby Greene, honored by Southeastern Diabetes – Camp Seale Harris
Wendi W. Boyen, honored by JefCoEd Foundation Board of Directors
Steven V. Graham, honored by The Nature Conservancy
Victoria Hollis, honored by WBHM
Linda Coogan and Matthew Smith, honored by AlaQuest Collaborative Education