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National Philanthropy Day 2016

Save the Date! National Philanthropy Day 2016

National Philanthropy Day is a national day of celebration, created to recognize and pay tribute to the contributions that philanthropy, and philanthropists, have made to our community, and nation. 

WHAT:            The Yosemite Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) will host the 2016 National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon. 

WHEN:            Thursday, November 10, 11:30am-2pm

WHERE:          Gallo Center for the Arts       

 

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Past Award Winners

Please note: Past awardees are not eligible to win for the same category. They may however be nominated for a different category.

Outstanding Philanthropist

Matt and Maria Swanson (2014); Jane Vilas (2012); Jeani and John Ferrari (2011); John Mayol (2009); Carl Boyett, Dr. Steve and Ann Endsley (2007); Marian Palmer (2005); Bill & Mary Lyons (2003); John & June Rogers (1999)

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

Sheila Carroll (2014); Marie Assali (2012); Dr. Tom Van Groningen (2011); Robert “Bob” Saunders (2009); Kenni Friedman (2007); Dianne Gagos (2005); Carmen Skeen (2003); Millie Wise (2001); Bette Belle Smith (1999)

Outstanding Youth Philanthropist

Katelyn Reza (2014); Victoria Watson (2012); Craig Jones (2011)

Outstanding Fundraising Professional

Monica Ojcius (2014); Shirley Pok (2012); Julie De Araujo (2011); Marci Boucher (2009); Larry Hostetler (2007); Carole Richard (2005); Mick Grimes (2003); Walter Strong (2001); Linda Avedon (1999)

Outstanding Corporate Donor

Wells Fargo (2014); Garrad and Dallas Marsh, McHenry Bowl (2012); Hilmar Cheese Company (2011); Huff Construction (2007); The Modesto Bee (2005); Foster Farms (2005); American Chevrolet (2003); Prime Shine Express (2001); E & J Gallo Winery (1999)

Outstanding Small Business Donor

(category now combined with the above) MOCSE Credit Union (2009); Varni Brothers (2007); Ambeck Mortgage (2005) Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation Cardoza Foundation (2014); Bright Family Foundation (2011); Stanislaus Education Foundation (2009); St. Luke’s Medical Practice (2007); Mary Stuart Rogers Foundation (2005)

Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation

The Cardoza Foundation (2014); Bright Family Foundation (2011); Stanislaus Education Foundation (2009);
St. Luke’s Medical Practice (2007); Mary Stuart Rogers Foundation (2005)

Outstanding Service Organization

Modesto Rotary Club Foundation (2005); Friends of Hospice (2003); Omega Nu (2001)

Lifetime Achievement Award

Jane Johnston (2014); Lucille Hammer (2011); Ron Emerzian (2009); David Barnes (2003); Patty Stone (2001)