Past NPD Honorees

Congratulations to all of our past National Philanthropy Day honorees!

2019 Honorees

Outstanding Philanthropists: Yolanda and Gene Camarena
Outstanding Volunteer: Anthony Morrow
Outstanding Corporation: Fidelity Bank
Outstanding Foundation: The Sunderland Foundation
Outstanding New Professional: Haley Crowson
Outstanding Fundraising Professional: Molly Fox 

2018 Honorees

Outstanding Philanthropist: Dee Rolph 
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Kathy Melhorn, M.D.
Outstanding Corporation: Cox Communications, Inc. 
Outstanding Foundation: Dwane L. and Velma Lunt Wallace Charitable Foundation
Distinctive Community Service Award: Sean Tarbell, Davis-Moore
Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Brian Walker, Kansas Food Bank
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy (Individual): Mykal Radney
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy (Group): Southwestern College Philanthropy Board

2017 Honorees

Outstanding Philanthropists: Barry and Cindy Schwan 
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Bonnie Bing Honeyman
Outstanding Corporation: Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
Outstanding Foundation: Riverside Health Foundation
Distinctive Community Service Award: Charles Eby
Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Michael Wescott, CFRE

2016 Honorees

Outstanding Philanthropists: Sterling and Paula Varner
Outstanding Corporation:
Textron Aviation
Outstanding Fundraising Executive:
Dave Sanford
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser:
Jeff "J.J." Johnson
Distinctive Community Service:
Delmar Klocke
Outstanding Foundation:
DeVore Foundation
President's Award:
Joseph A. Johnson

2015 Honorees

Outstanding PhilanthropistTanya Tandoc
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: 
Justus H. Fugate
Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Deann Smith
Outstanding Corporation: Dondlinger & Sons Construction
Outstanding Foundation: Dakhil Family Foundation
Distinctive Community Service Award: Carol Nazar
President's Award: Robert Swanson, CFRE

2014 Honorees

Outstanding Philanthropist: Larry and Dana Fugate
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Stuart and Barbara Ray
Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Wendy Glick 
Outstanding Corporation: INTRUST Bank
Outstanding Foundation: Spirit AeroSystems Good Neighbor Fund
Distinctive Community Service Award: Richard and Debra Campbell
President's Award: Phil Griffith

2013 Honorees

Outstanding Philanthropist: Steven J. Marten
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Jody Horner
Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Edwin M. Shafer
Outstanding Corporation: Koch Industries
Outstanding Foundation: Airbus Corporate Foundation
Distinctive Community Service Award: Dr. James J. Rhatigan 

2012 Honorees

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Steve Clark
Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Sharon G. Miles, CFRE
Outstanding Philanthropist: William "Bill" Hanna
Outstanding Foundation: Central Kansas Community Foundation
Outstanding Corporation: Davis-Moore Auto Group
Distinctive Community Service Award: Brian Black

2011 Honorees

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraisers: Steve Cox & Hale Ritchie  
Outstanding Fundraising Executive: J. Michael Lamb  
Outstanding Corporation: BKD, LLP 
Distinctive Community Service: Ron Holt 
President's Award: Murfin Family

2010 Honorees

Outstanding Philanthropist: Cecil O'Brate
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Dave Unruh
Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Bev Morlan
Outstanding Corporation: Cargill
Distinctive Community Service: Peggy Brant
Stephanie's Small Comforts 

2009 Honorees

President’s Award: Bishop Emeritus Eugene J. Gerber, on behalf of The Lord’s Diner
Outstanding Philanthropist: Mike Michaelis
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraisers: Jon & Kelly Callen
Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Linda K. Merrill 
Outstanding Corporation: Cox Communications
Outstanding Foundation: John S. & James L. Knight Foundation
Excellence in Fundraising: Kansas Humane Society 

2008 Honorees

President’s Award: Jim Moore
Outstanding Philanthropists: Tom and Jill Docking 
Outstanding Corporation: Spirit Aerosystems 
Outstanding Foundation: Bank of America Foundation
Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Janet Valente Pape
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraisers: Barry Schwan & George Fahnestock
Distinctive Community Service Award: Just About Kids Foundation 

2007 Honorees

President’s Award: Mike Burrus
Outstanding Philanthropists: Larry and Anita Jones
Outstanding Corporation: Delta Dental 
Outstanding Foundation: Adorers of the Blood of Christ 
Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Shelly Chenoweth
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Lynn Stephan

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