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R IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Laura Roeseler

Phone: 314-807-9212

Date: May 31, 2019

 

ST. LOUIS PHILANTHROPISTS AND PROFESSIONALS TO BE HONORED BY 

ST. LOUIS REGIONAL CHAPTER OF THE ASSOCIATION OF FUNDRAISING PROFESSIONALS

 

The St. Louis Regional Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is pleased to announce the 2019 National Philanthropy Day award recipients. National Philanthropy Day is a special day set aside each year to recognize and pay tribute to those in our region and around the world who have impacted our communities  through their generous contributions of time, talent and treasure.

 

The St. Louis Regional Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is proud to recognize the outstanding achievements of individual, foundation and corporate philanthropists; fundraising volunteers; and professional fundraising executives. The recipients of the 2019 National Philanthropy Day Awards are:

 

Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Tom Eschen

Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer – James D. Maher (Jim)

Spirit of Philanthropy – Jerry & Peggy Ritter

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization - John Fabick Tractor Company (Fabick Cat)

Outstanding Philanthropists – David & Carol Gast

Outstanding Young Professional – Jacob S. O'Neal

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy – Extra Hands for ALS

 

 

 

All of the 2019 National Philanthropy Day honorees will be celebrated at an annual luncheon on Thursday, November 14th at The Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel St. Louis. The public is invited to attend and join in support of these amazing patrons and professionals. For more information on ticket sales and event details, contact the St. Louis Regional Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals at admin@afpstl.org or visit the website at http://afpstl.org/index.php.

 

Since 1960, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has inspired global change - helping nonprofits and supporting fundraising efforts that have generated more than $1 trillion. AFP advances effective and ethical philanthropy by providing advocacy, research, education, mentoring, collaboration, and technology opportunities for the world's largest network of professional fundraisers. AFP's more than 33,000 members raise over $115 billion annually, equivalent to more than one-third of charitable giving in North America, with millions more generated around the world.  AFP St. Louis is committed to promoting philanthropy in the St. Louis region and strengthening local nonprofits.

 

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