2012 Honorees

2012 National Philanthropy Day Celebration

On November 14, 2012, the Western MA Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals proudly celebrated and hosted a luncheon honoring National Philanthropy Day at the Log Cabin, Holyoke, MA. Such events are held nation-wide and we need you to help us celebrate and recognize those who help make our world in the Pioneer Valley a better place.  

Visit our 2012 Photo Gallery!

Read about the Western MA Chapter's Philanthropy Day in MassLive!

See the video about our President's Award Winners Who Feed The Hungry!

Brochure Listing our Award Winners for Philanthropy Day 2012

National Philanthropy Day Award Recipients

2012 Outstanding Volunteer in Philanthropy, Hampden County: Ron Copes, nominated by Western New England University

2012 Outstanding Volunteer in Philanthropy, Hampshire County: Julie Cowan, nominated by Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech

2012 Outstanding Philanthropists: Michele and Donald D’Amour, nominated by Patricia Burden AFP Member  

2012 Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation: Chicopee Savings Bank, nominated by Elms College

2012 Outstanding Young Philanthropists, Hampshire County: Future Business Leaders of America at Amherst Regional High School, nominated by Cooley Dickinson Hospital

2012 Outstanding Young Philanthropist, Hampden County: Andrew Robitaille, nominated by Link to Libraries

2012 Outstanding Professional in Philanthropy: Carla Oleska, nominated by Volunteers Lynn Korza and        Eileen Kirk

2012 Presidential Award: Agencies that feed the hungry in the Pioneer Valley-Lorraine's Soup Kitchen, Kate's Kitchen, The Springfield Rescue Mission, Loaves and Fishes, Parish Cupboard, Amherst Survival Center, Food Bank of Western MA, Rachel's Table

If you have any questions, please contact Patricia Burden, Chair of National Philanthropy Day below. We need your assistance to make this a grand celebration.

Patricia Burden, Chair, National Philanthropy Day (NPD) and Board Member, Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)

Ph: 413/567-5521 or 413/433-9014, longburd@comcast.net


Corporate Sponsors

Smith & Wesson

The Beveridge Family Foundation

Trustees of the Irene E. and George A. Davis Foundation

Tessier Associates Architects

Individual Sponsors

Sanford Belden

Barbara H. Braem-Jensen

John Gallup

Al Griggs

Rita McInnis Spencer

 Press Release for Philanthropy Day 2012