National Philanthropy Day 2018

National Philanthropy Day 2018

National Philanthropy Day 2018 
What an amazing day it was!

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor,

Gallo Family Vineyards

E. & J. Gallo Winery Logo

Thank you, also, to our Patron Sponsors
Boyett Petroleum

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California State University, Stanislaus

California State University, Stanislaus
Your contributions to National Philanthropy Day
helped make this event a success. Thank you!

The Yosemite Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) was proud to host the 2018 National Philanthropy Day awards ceremony that was held on Thursday, November 8 at the Gallo Center for the Arts. During a lunch reception, members of our community who have shown excellence in philanthropy were honored in each of the categories below. Winners will also be awarded $100 to direct to the charity of their choice. Congratulations goes to:

Outstanding Philanthropist
    - The Bruno Family
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser 
    - Janice Lucero, Community Hospice
Outstanding Youth Philanthropist
    - Erin Benning, Student 
Outstanding Fundraising Professional
    - Kathy Hobby, Stanisalus County Office of Education
Outstanding Corporate Donor or Small Business Donor in Philanthropy
    - Modesto Toyota
Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation or Service Organization
    - Modesto Sunrise Rotary Club
Lifetime Achievement
    - Jacqueline Foret

Congratulations and thank you to the Champions who were recognized on stage:

Bertie Arias, Sierra Vista Child & Family Services
Gloria Bracco, Education Foundation of Stanislaus County
Mel Bradley, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Team in Training
Elizabeth Francis, Family Promise of Greater Modesto
Pat Glattke, LearningQuest - Stanislaus Literacy Centers
Mary Lou Hacker-Rousseau, LearningQuest - Stanislaus Literacy Centers
JoAnne Mooney, Howard Training Center
Denise Nordell, LearningQuest - Stanislaus Literacy Centers
Shane Parson, Center for Human Services
Hattie Pope, United Way of Stanislaus County
Jennifer Sanguinetti, Community Hospice
John Scheuber, Modesto Junior College Foundation
Bill Seavy, Gallo Center for the Arts
Carol Shour, Stanislaus Library Foundation
Deborah Stauss, Education Foundation of Stanislaus County
Pamela Stephens, Parent Resource Center
Ella Webb, Modesto Symphony Orchestra

Past Award Winners

Please note: Past awardees are not eligible to win for the same category. They may however be nominated for a different category.

Outstanding Philanthropist

Bob & Marie Gallo (2016); Matt and Maria Swanson (2014); Jane Vilas (2012); Jeani and John Ferrari (2011); John Mayol (2009); Carl Boyett, Dr. Steve and Ann Endsley (2007); Marian Palmer (2005); Bill & Mary Lyons (2003); John & June Rogers (1999)

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

Joseph Swain (2016); Sheila Carroll (2014); Marie Assali (2012); Dr. Tom Van Groningen (2011); Robert “Bob” Saunders (2009); Kenni Friedman (2007); Dianne Gagos (2005); Carmen Skeen (2003); Millie Wise (2001); Bette Belle Smith (1999)

Outstanding Youth Philanthropist

Emma Baily (2016); Katelyn Reza (2014); Victoria Watson (2012); Craig Jones (2011)

Outstanding Fundraising Professional

Tammy Menezes (2016); Monica Ojcius (2014); Shirley Pok (2012); Julie De Araujo (2011); Marci Boucher (2009); Larry Hostetler (2007); Carole Richard (2005); Mick Grimes (2003); Walter Strong (2001); Linda Avedon (1999)

Outstanding Corporate Donor

Emanuel Medical Center (2016); Wells Fargo (2014); Garrad and Dallas Marsh, McHenry Bowl (2012); Hilmar Cheese Company (2011); Huff Construction (2007); The Modesto Bee (2005); Foster Farms (2005); American Chevrolet (2003); Prime Shine Express (2001); E & J Gallo Winery (1999)

Outstanding Small Business Donor

(category now combined with the above) MOCSE Credit Union (2009); Varni Brothers (2007); Ambeck Mortgage (2005) Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation Cardoza Foundation (2014); Bright Family Foundation (2011); Stanislaus Education Foundation (2009); St. Luke’s Medical Practice (2007)

Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation

The Cardoza Foundation (2014); Bright Family Foundation (2011); Stanislaus Education Foundation (2009);
St. Luke’s Medical Practice (2007); Mary Stuart Rogers Foundation (2005)

Outstanding Service Organization

North Modesto Kiwanis Club (2016); Modesto Rotary Club Foundation (2005); Friends of Hospice (2003); Omega Nu (2001)

Lifetime Achievement Award

Carl Boyett (2016); Jane Johnston (2014); Lucille Hammer (2011); Ron Emerzian (2009); David Barnes (2003); Patty Stone (2001)