BERKS COUNTY, PA – On Friday, November 17, 2017 the Berks County Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will celebrate their 11th Annual National Philanthropy Day® at the DoubleTree located at 701 Penn Street, Reading, PA. Breakfast begins at 7:30 am and the program commences at 8:00 am.
The annual breakfast honors individuals, businesses, and volunteers for their extraordinary philanthropic achievements in Berks County.
2017 National Philanthropy Day Award Recipients
Lifetime Achievement: Al Boscov, in memoriam
Outstanding Philanthropist: Dick and Angela Ehst
Nominated by: Berks Encore
Outstanding Volunteer: Steve and Stacey Putt
Nominated by: Breast Cancer Support Services
Outstanding Corporation or Business: Quaker Maid Meats
Nominated by: Humane Pennsylvania
Outstanding Small Business: Reading Orthodontic Group
Nominated by: John Paul II Center
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: Compassionate Kids Club
Nominated by: Caron Foundation
Outstanding Fundraising Professional: Becky Burton
Nominated by: John Paul II Center for Special Learning
Ticket information and sponsorship opportunities for the event can be found at www.afpberks.org.
About National Philanthropy Day: The AFP Berks Regional Chapter kicked off its inaugural National Philanthropy Day® event in November 2007 to celebrate those who change the world with their gifts and their spirit of philanthropy in Berks County and surrounding communities. Proceeds from the AFP Berks Regional Chapters National Philanthropy Day ® provides local fundraising professionals with financial support to participate in local, regional, and national workshops, conferences, and seminars.