National Philanthropy Day 2021

When:  Nov 9, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (CT)
We invite you to a virtual celebration of National Philanthropy Day
November 9, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00pm

Local Philanthropists, Volunteers to be Honored by Association of
Fundraising Professionals at
Annual Celebration

Virtual Presentation/Hybrid Event

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Baton Rouge Chapter will hold its annual National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) luncheon to recognize those individuals and organizations that have made tremendous contributions.

We celebrate National Philanthropy Day® because of the extraordinary impact of the charitable sector and the increasing importance philanthropic activities play in our communities. By doing so, we celebrate the spirit of philanthropy when everyone works together to “Change the World with a Giving Heart.”

These are challenging and unpredictable times, yet we are fortunate to live in a remarkable community a community that has come together to support one another, especially for those who have needed it most. The true testament to what makes our community extraordinary is its philanthropic heart, one that is driven by thousands of individuals and hundreds of corporations and foundations working together as donors, sponsors and volunteers to be a transformative force in shaping our world and our corner of it.

 National Philanthropy Day(R) in Greater Baton Rouge honors the following: 

Outstanding Leadership in Corporate Philanthropy: Investar Bank 
Outstanding Philanthropist: Cary Saurage  
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Rose Marie Fife
Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation: Gonzales Area Foundation
Outstanding Philanthropic Service Organization: The Walls Project
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: Anna Jusselin
Outstanding Professional Fundraiser: Stacey Howell, CFRE
Board of Directors Award: Rose Hudson and Michael Willis *posthumously awarded
Spirit of Giving Award: Sue Turner *posthumously awarded

All Sponsors will receive recognition prior to the event and on the day of the luncheon. Thank you for joining us to recognize and celebrate these outstanding members of the Greater Baton Rouge community. 

For more information, contact:
Tammy V. Abshire, CFRE, Chapter Administrator
(337) 501-5696


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Tammy Abshire