Wednesday, November 13, 2019
National Philanthropy Day is a celebration of benevolent donations of time, talent and treasure. Nearly 500 guests from throughout the WNY community gather to acknowledges individuals and organizations whose lifetime or long-term achievements have made a significant impact on the WNY community.
Registration begins: 11:15 AM
Celebration begins: 12:00 Noon
AFP WNY Chapter is proud to announce the
2019 Philanthropy Award Winners.
The following awardees will be honored at our annual National Philanthropy Day luncheon,
presented by Russell J. Salvatore,
on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Salvatore's Italian Gardens.
2019 AFP WNY Chapter Rising Star:
Wayne Wisbaum, Esq.,posthumous
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser:
Dr. John Bodkin
Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation:
Patrick P. Lee Foundation
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation:
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York
Outstanding Philanthropic Small Business:
(25 employees or less)
Outstanding Philanthropic Media:
Outstanding Young Philanthropist:
(18 years of age or younger)
Please join us on Wednesday, November 13th as
the AFP WNY Chapter recognizes our 32nd year
of celebrating National Philanthropy Day!
Distinguished Honoree Program
Recognize those who have gone above and beyond for your organization with a heartfelt thank you by naming them a Distinguished Honoree. Your honoree may be an individual, couple, or an organization, and may be represented by an individual or group. This exclusive program is a unique membership benefit and will return for 2020. Reservations open late spring. Read more about the Distinguished Honoree program here.
Event Sponsorship and Program Book
AFP-WNY wants to partner with like-minded businesses, organizations and other supporters to honor philanthropic acts of unbelievable character at our annual celebration of National Philanthropy Day. Show your support for those that change our community with a giving heart by becoming an event sponsor or purchasing space in the event program book. Click here to learn more.
The 2019 National Philanthropy Day Celebration is presented by Russell J. Salvatore