St. Louis National Philanthropy Day


The AFP St. Louis Regional Chapter invites you to the 

38th Annual

N A T I O N A L   P H I L A N T H R O P Y   D A Y


Friday, November 9, 2018
11:00 a.m. - Reception
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Luncheon & Awards Program
St. Louis Union Station Hotel
1820 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63103

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The St. Louis Regional Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is pleased to announce the 2018 National Philanthropy Day award recipients. National Philanthropy Day is a special day set aside each year to recognize and pay tribute to the great contributions that philanthropy – and those people active in the philanthropic community – have made to our lives, our communities and our world.


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. These awards are given in recognition of long-term or lifetime achievements that have had a major impact on a community, national, and/or international level. The recipients of the 2018 National Philanthropy Day Awards are:


Outstanding Philanthropist – Jim and Cathy Berges

Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer – Jan Goldstein

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy – Brooke Waller

Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Martin Leifeld

Outstanding Young Professional – Sarah Willey, MA

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – St. Louis Community Foundation



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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