Contact: George Marut
Phone: (919) 612 – 3225
Raleigh, September 20, 2013: The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Triangle Chapter, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 National Philanthropy Day awards. These awards will be presented at the annual National Philanthropy Day (NPD) luncheon on November 15, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, NC. Please be out guest and register at https://www.afptriangle.org/
Outstanding Fundraising Professional – Alice Lutz, CFRE, Executive Director of Triangle Family Services
Excellence in Philanthropy – Burton and Heather Craige, Burton is an attorney with Patterson Harkavy LLP.
Innovation in Philanthropy – nOg Run Club
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – WTVD-TV, ABC11
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Lucia Powe, Founder – Kidznotes
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy (ages 5-17) – Courtney Pisano, Founder & President – Children’s Lasting Power.
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy (ages 18-23) – Camille Fulbright, UNC –Chapel Hill student
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Duke Hospital Auxiliary
The Outstanding Fundraising Professional award winner is selected by the Past Presidents of the AFP Triangle Chapter each year. All other award winners are selected by an independent group of Triangle community leaders who serve on the NPD Community Selection Committee. This year’s Community Selection Committee members were as follows:
Director, Community Relations
Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina
Public Affairs Officer
State Farm North Carolina
NC GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
Associate State Director, Community Outreach
AARP North Carolina
Amy C. Gamber
Mary Braxton Joseph
Board of Directors
J.A. Joseph Family Fund
HindSight Consulting, Inc.
Triangle Community Foundation
Manager, Community Relations
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Jennifer Tolle Whiteside
North Carolina Community Foundation
Government & Community Relations
Vice President, Director of Client & Community Relations
AFP Triangle’s 2013 National Philanthropy Day celebration will be held November 15th, 2013 at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, North Carolina. The lunchtime event will host approximately 300 of our region’s leading philanthropists and fundraisers to celebrate the spirit of giving and the accomplishments of leaders in the local non-profit community. This event will feature an awards ceremony recognizing these dedicated individuals whose accomplishments and contributions enriched philanthropy and make a difference in our communities.
For more information or if you would like to be a Sponsor or Table Host, please contact George Marut at 919-612-3225.
About the Association of Fundraising Professionals:
The Triangle Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) fosters the growth and development of fundraising professionals to ensure ethical practices and effective fundraising standards. The Association of Fundraising Professionals represents more than 30,000 members in 213 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs. The association works to promote and ensure high ethical standards in the fundraising profession. For more information or to join the world’s largest association of fundraising professionals, visit www.afpnet.org.