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Outstanding community philanthropists will be honored at the 26th Annual National Philanthropy Day luncheon presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Southern Arizona Chapter. On Friday, November 21, 2014, at the Westin La Paloma Resort, six major awards will be presented to individuals and organizations whose philanthropic contributions and dedicated volunteerism improve the quality of life in our community.

This annual awards program recognizes outstanding achievement by individual, foundation, and corporate philanthropists, fundraising volunteers, youth volunteers, and professional fundraisers. They are nominated by the community and selected by a committee of Southern Arizona community leaders. The 2014 honorees are:

Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year: Gulshan and Neelam Sethi

Outstanding Corporate or Foundation Philanthropist: Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc. and Wallace Research Foundation

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Lynne Wood Dusenberry

Outstanding Fundraising Professional: Dana Dawson, CFRE

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: Girl Scout Junior Troop 486

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The Association of Fundraising Professionals Southern Arizona Chapter is also presenting the Spirit of Philanthropy Awards at National Philanthropy Day on Friday November 21, 2014.  As a way to recognize special people and organizations within our community that have made significant philanthropic contributions, please consider honoring someone you feel is deserving of this important acknowledgement.

2014 SOP Nomination Form

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