NPD 2018 Awards Luncheon

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Every year in our community, tens of thousands of people work to make a difference in the lives of others.  No matter the cause they support or whether they make a financial, volunteer or in-kind donation, these noble deeds are worthy of recognition.

The 2018 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon took place on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina.



2018 National Philanthropy Day Regina - Award Recipients

Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year

The Outstanding Philanthropist Award is presented to an individual or family with a proven record of exceptional generosity who, through direct financial support, has demonstrated outstanding civic and charitable responsibility, and whose generosity encourages others to take philanthropic leadership roles on a community, national and/or international level. Only one recipient shall be selected to receive the Outstanding Philanthropist award. Congratulations to our 2018 recipient:

The Cugnet Family


Outstanding Youth Philanthropist

The Outstanding Youth Philanthropist Award recognizes volunteerism and leadership on the part of children and youth in our community. As part of fostering coming generations of volunteers, donors, and professionals in the voluntary sector, this award recognizes the efforts of youth ages 24 and under involved in philanthropic activities. Congratulations to our award recipients:

The Regina Pat Canadians
Hill Business Student Society
Shakthi Senthil Kumar
Helping Hands Club
Carter Brown


Outstanding Individual Volunteer

The Outstanding Individual Volunteer Award honours an individual age 25 years+ who demonstrates outstanding skills in coordinating and motivating donors and volunteers towards philanthropy for the benefit of charitable institutions or a special project. The recipient will have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in coordinating donors and volunteers for projects and/or non-profit organizations. Congratulations to our award recipients:

Kristin Frombach
Irma Van De Bon-Nicol
Cam and Sandy Taylor
Keith Hershmiller
Shirley Schneider
Judy Eisenzimmer
Robert Perry


Outstanding Community Group

The Outstanding Community Group Award honours a community or group of volunteers who demonstrate outstanding skills in coordinating and motivating donors and volunteers for fundraising projects for the benefit of charitable institutions. The recipient group will have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in coordinating donors and volunteers for major fundraising projects and non-profit organizations. Congratulations to our award recipients:

Riley Herauf & Staff - Bliss Cosmetic Clinic
Luther Parents' Association
Cardiac Care 5K Walk/Run Committee
Cultural Connections Regina
University of Regina Alumni Association


Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist

The Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist award honours a corporation or its corporate foundation for demonstrating outstanding commitment through support, encouragement, and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement. Nominees in this category must be registered businesses or corporations. Congratulations to our award recipients:

Sherwood Co-operative Association Limited
Rawlco Radio
Airport Animal Hospital
RE/MAX Crown Real Estate
Fries Tallman Lumber


Outstanding Community Partner

In 2015 the AFP Regina Chapter Board of Directors created the Outstanding Community Partner Award to recognize a community partner who demonstrates strong community ties and exceptional support to non-profit organizations and charities in Regina and surrounding area.  Support is provided through gifts in kind, sponsorships, and volunteerism that helps charities achieve their own fundraising goals. Congratulations to our 2018 recipient:

Memories Dining and Bar



2018 Sponsors