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AFP’s National Philanthropy Day Honorees To Be Announced at May 20th Lunchion

After receiving the highest number of submissions to date, the Association of Fundraising Professionals CA, Desert Communities (AFP) Blue Ribbon panel, has reviewed over 80 nominations. Comprised of Coachella Valley community leaders, their final decision will be announced at AFP’s May 20th National Philanthropy Day Nominee Luncheon to be held from 11:30am to 1:30pm at Agua Caliente Resort in Rancho Mirage. Tickets are available for $35 for Members and $45 for Non-Members. Reservations can be made at www.afpcadesert.org.

The exceptionally generous philanthropists and organizations who have deeply affected the most underserved in our community will be recognized in the following categories:

· Outstanding Philanthropist(s)

· Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer

· Outstanding Non-Profit Founder

· Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation

· Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy

· Outstanding Fundraising Professional

“Given what we have endured together over the past two years, we have been inspired by the nominees’ innovation and determination to go above and beyond the pandemic’s impact, profoundly changing the Coachella Valley with their giving hearts,” shares Josh Zahid, National Philanthropy Day Chair.

“National Philanthropy Day honors our community’s philanthropic heroes who are actively engaged and give so generously of their time, skills, talents and financial support,” adds AFP President Kristin Bloomer. “We are excited to announce this year’s nominees and add to the impressive list of honorees. To date, we have paid tribute to 86 individuals, businesses, foundations and organizations whose fundraising passions have created significant impacts to the quality of life in the Coachella Valley and beyond. Our AFP members are committed to bringing forward the positive change necessary to build strong, vibrant and healthy communities.”

Save the date for National Philanthropy Day on Friday, November 4th at 11:00 am at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort in Indian Wells. For more information and sponsorships, contact Josh Zahid at JNZahid@llu.edu or call/text 909.226.1085.

About the Association of Fundraising Professionals CA, Desert Communities Chapter
Established in October 2006, the AFP is a Ten Star Chapter and is one of 244-chapter affiliates with over 31,000 members worldwide. Its mission is to advance philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice effective and ethical fundraising. Looking ahead, AFP is focused on broadening their membership base and supporting their members with enhanced education and training, promoting credentialing, providing resources for fundraising effectiveness, networking, mentoring, advocacy and recognition of their philanthropic success.

About National Philanthropy Day
National Philanthropy Day (NPD) honors our community’s philanthropic heroes who are actively engaged and give so generously of their time, skills, talents, and financial support. To date, the Association of Fundraising Professionals CA, Desert Communities Chapter has paid tribute to 86 individuals, businesses, foundations and organizations. Honorees are nominated through a process open to all individuals, organizations, companies and foundations in the Coachella Valley. The NPD Awards Committee, comprised of AFP fundraising professionals, reviews submitted applications, selects three nominations in each category, and sends those to an independent Blue-Ribbon Committee for review and final selection of an Honoree in each category. This year’s NPD will take place on Friday, November 4th at 11:00am at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort in Indian Wells.

Date

May 20 2022

Time

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location

Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage
32-250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage

Organizer

Association of Fundraising Professional CA Desert Communities
Website
https://web.cvent.com
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