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National Philanthropy Day Celebration to be held November 14, 2017

Nomination Deadline Extended

Nominations Close June 16 for Annual celebration that honors those who strengthen our community

San Diego County CA— The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) San Diego Chapter, is hosting its annual National Philanthropy Day celebration on November 14, 2017, beginning at 10 a.m. 2017 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall. Nominations close June 16, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Each November, AFP celebrates National Philanthropy Day by recognizing the critical role philanthropy plays in our society and honors those who make the greatest difference in strengthening our community.

The community is invited to nominate an individual or company that has made a positive impact on our community by their donation of time, talent or treasure. A focus on leadership, impact and inclusion will guide this year’s selections.

Nomination Categories:

Outstanding Philanthropist; Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer; Outstanding Organizational Volunteer; Outstanding Grant Making Organization; Outstanding Philanthropic Business or Corporation; Outstanding Development Professional and Outstanding Youth/Student Volunteer.

Honorees will be selected by a volunteer committee chaired by Neville Billimoria of Mission Federal Credit Union. To nominate an organization, individual or business and for more information, visit www.afpsd.org. Nominations close June 16, 2017.

“Important work is being done every day across the region, including Imperial County and Tijuana.” said Andrea Muir, CFRE, AFP, San Diego President of The Association of Fundraising Professionals San Diego Chapter, a 2017 Ten Star Chapter based on performance and membership size. “We want to honor the people, businesses and nonprofits devoting their energy behind-the-scenes, every day, to contribute to a vibrant and thriving region,”

“This year’s event will celebrate the diversity of our region while reinforcing the message that Every Day is National Philanthropy Day,” said Joyce Glazer, chair of the planning committee. “We encourage San Diegans to share their philanthropic moments online and use the hashtag @ #welivephilanthropy.”

Event Calendar Details:

45th Annual National Philanthropy Day Celebration

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Doors open at 10:00 a.m. for registration

Del Mar Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall

Complimentary Parking available.