2021 Event

AFP Greater Atlanta Chapter: November 4, 2021 - National Philanthropy Day

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Philanthropist of the Year 
Sandra Strickland

Nominated by:
Partnership Against Domestic Violence

Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year
Cherie Aviv

Nominated by:
Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta

Teen Volunteers of the Year

Himani Kalra
The Westminster Schools

Gabrielle Tobin
The Lovett School
Nominated by:
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

Professional Award Winners

Stellar Professionals

Joi H. Hunter
Atlanta Partners for Education,
Atlanta Public Schools

Lisa Kennedy
Center for the Visually Impaired

IDEA Champion

Momentum Award


Title Sponsor

Philanthropy in the Classroom Presenting Sponsor

Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year Presenting Sponsor

On behalf of Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta

Cherie and Gary Aviv

Sarah Edelsburg and Adam Aviv

Teen Volunteer of the Year Award Sponsor

Professional Awards Sponsor

Honoree Reception Sponsor

Media Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors
CIBC Private Wealth Management
Piedmont Healthcare Foundation

Event Sponsors

Atlantic Capital Bank
Georgia-Pacific, LLC
Georgia Power
Grady Health Foundation

Steering Committee

Liz Loreti, CFRE

NPD Chair

Jacynta Brewton 

NPD Vice Chair 

itzy Sharp Futro, JD, CFRE
Day of Events Co-Chair

Ann Akerman Beard 

Day of Events Co-Chair

Nancy Davis 

Sponsorship Co-Chair

Kathryn Henderson

Sponsorship Co-Chair

Cara Schroeder 
Past Honoree Co-Chair

Laura Disque
Past Honoree Co-Chair 

Christal Cherry 
Teen Volunteer Chair

Michelle Rotondo 
Social Media & PR Chair

MacKensie Brandt
Honoree Reception Liaison

Shannon Fairorth
Social Media & PR Chair


Melissa R. Brogdon, CFRE
Immediate Past NPD Chair

Christian Murphy, CFRE
AFP President 

Greg Cole, CFRE
Immediate Past AFP President
Honoree Selection Committee Chair

Jenna Brown 
AFP Executive Director