2017 National Philanthropy Day Celebration

Category: Award Cermonies

Event Date:

Thursday, November 9, 2017


11:00 am - 1:30 pm


The Premier
4480 Heatherdowns Blvd
Toledo, OH 43614

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GENERAL EVENT NOTICE: Due to recent concern over the spread of the corona virus, Toledo.com suggests confirming with the actual organizers that this event is still proceeding as planned.

Event Details:

The Association of Fundraising Professionals - Northwest Ohio Chapter will host its 30th annual National Philanthropy Day event on November 9, 2017 from 11 am - 1:30 pm at Premier Banquet Hall in Toledo. This is a community celebration of the philanthropic spirit and practice that results when we work together to "Change the World with a Giving Heart."

During the event, the organization will recognize eight honorees with awards for their efforts in philanthropy. This year’s honorees are:

Mercy Health Partners
Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist
Nominated by: Toledo-Lucas County Public Library

Stranahan Foundation
Outstanding Foundation
Nominated by: Toledo School for the Arts

Hart, Inc.
Outstanding Media Outlet or Best Nonprofit Media Coverage
Nominated by:  ProMedica Foundation

Robert & Susan Savage
Outstanding Philanthropist
Nominated by:  Imagination Station

Brad Koller
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
Nominated by:  Fields for All Project

Dave Gierke
Outstanding Fundraising Professional
Nominated by:  Rob Koenig

Cecelia Hughes
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, Ages 5-17
Nominated by: Bittersweet Farms

Afreen Alvi
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, Ages 18-23
Nominated by:  Women of Toledo

Space for the event is limited to 500 guests, so those who would like to attend are encouraged to reserve their tickets now. Reservations can be made online at AFPNWO.org or by calling 330-329-2472. Sponsorship opportunities are also available at AFPNWO.org/sponsorships.php.  

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