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National Philanthropy Day 2019 AFP Berks Regional Chapter

by AFP Berks

National Philanthropy Day 2019 AFP Berks Regional Chapter

On Friday, November 15, 2019 the Berks County Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will celebrate their 13th Annual National Philanthropy Day® at the Crowne Plaza Reading located at 1741 Papermill Road, Reading, PA. Breakfast begins at 7:30 am and the program commences at 8:00 am.

The annual breakfast honors individuals, organizations, and businesses for their extraordinary philanthropic achievements in Berks County.

2019 National Philanthropy Day Award Recipients


Outstanding Philanthropist: Jim and Debbie Radwanski

Nominated by: Reading Hospital Foundation


Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Kathleen D. Herbein

Nominated by: Alvernia University


Outstanding Small Business: Connors Investor Services

Nominated by: Berks Arts Council and Reading Musical Foundation


Outstanding Corporation: Alcon Research

Nominated by: United Way of Berks County


Outstanding Community Group: Berks County Parrot Head Club

Nominated by: Debbie Hartranft


Outstanding Foundation: The Power of the Purse
Nominated by: Safe Berks


Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: Fatima Barber-Neider

Nominated by: Conrad Weiser Area High School


Meggan Kerber Outstanding Fundraising Professional: Brian Pinto, MPA, CFRE

Nominated by: Humane Pennsylvania


Ticket information and sponsorship opportunities for the event can be found at

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 ® provide local fundraising professionals with financial support to participate in local, regional, and national workshops, conferences, and seminars.