National Philanthropy Day® is the day we recognize and pay tribute to the contributions that philanthropy – and philanthropists – have made to our great city and our nation. For 25 years, the Lubbock Association of Fundraising has been recognizing area leaders and philanthropists for their contributions to making life better on the South Plains.
This year's NPD celebration is presented by The CH Foundation, Covenant Health Foundation, and United Supermarkets.
Outstanding Corporation: Lubbock National Bank
Outstanding Foundation: Diekemper Family Foundation
Outstanding Fundraising Professional: Deborah Finlayson
Outstanding Philanthropist: Sandy and Alan Henry
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Renee Davis
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: Garland Spore
In addition to the honorees above, you can check out our past recipients here.
Lubbock AFP will continue the celebration of philanthropy by hosting the Celebrating Philanthropy conference.
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Meet-and-Greet begins at 5:00 PM, Reception begins at 5:30 PM
Thursday, November 17, 2022
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM -8:45 AM
Check in Coffee Bar
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Session 1: "Shot to the Heart": Storytelling, Emotion in Fundraising *Zoom Conference Call (Presented by David Kravinchuk & Lynn Boardman)
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Session 2, multiple options available
Option 1: The Volunteer Fundraiser: The Chair and Their Reason WHY Panel (Featuring Renee Gonzales Davis, Keith Patrick, and Paula Mustin)
Option 2: Stewarding the Monthly Donors (Presented by Caroline Kolins)
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Session 3, multiple options available
Option 1: Making the Ask *Zoom Conference Call (Presented by Bernard Ross)
Option 2: Round Table: Relationship Building with Donors/Volunteers (Facilitated by Libby Linker)
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Session 4: Keynote Speaker
Goodwill Industries of East Texas President and CEO “A seat at the table or part of the meal” (IDEA focused)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Session 5: Young and New Fundraiser Professionals CFRE Panel (Featuring Kimberly Lueb, Nathan Rice, and Maggie Baker)
Spirit of Philanthropy
As a Lubbock AFP member, you have the ability to purchase a Spirit of Philanthropy (SOP) award to honor a volunteer or staff member in your organization at our NPD 2022 Outstanding Awards Ceremony. Honorees will be given a personally engraved award and will be recognized at our reception on Wednesday evening, November 9.
2022 Spirit of Philanthropy Awardees:
Ada Ruth & Chester Green
Joe & Christy Hurst
Terry & Sheri Hurst
Dee & Ralph Paone
Rudy & Martha Zapata
Craig & Ann McDonald
Thank you for your support in Lubbock AFP and the many ways our community members support non-profits!