AFP advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice effective and ethical fund raising.

Join AFP West Michigan in celebrating the outstanding generosity of our community during the 27th Annual National Philanthropy Day® on

     Tuesday, November 12
     11:30 am to 1:30 pm
     Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids

 Special Guest of Honor -- Dorothy A. Johnson, President Emeritus, Council of Michigan Foundations.

Emcee — Shelley Irwin, Host/Producer, NPR/PBS WGVU

National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) is a special day to recognize the great contributions of philanthropy and those people active in the philanthropic community whose life-time or long-term achievements have made a significant impact upon society.

     2013 Award Recipients

     Michelle Rabideau | Benjamin Franklin Award for an Outstanding Fundraising Professional

     Meg Miller Willit | Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award

     Chuck and Stella Royce | Distinguished Philanthropist Award

     Miller Welding Supply | Outstanding Corporation Award

     M. E. Davenport Foundation | Exemplary Foundation Award

     Charlie Wondergem | Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award

     Kids Food Basket | The West Michigan Chapter Award for Excellence in Fundraising

     Betsy Borre | President’s Award

NPD provides an opportunity to reflect on the meaning of giving and all that it has made possible. For twenty-seven years the West Michigan Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals has celebrated the endless daily contributions individuals and organizations across the world make to countless causes and missions. See our past recipients here.

Thank you to all of our 2013 National Philanthropy Day Sponsors including Signature Sponsor, Van Andel Institute.

AFP - West Michigan Chapter

P.O. Box 6302 /  Grand Rapids, MI 49516-6302

P: 616-222-6144  / F: 616-732-4481

For more information contact Deb O'Donnell.

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