On Tuesday, October 10, eight outstanding philanthropists were announced at the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Austin Chapter’s annual Reveal Reception at Hotel Van Zandt.
The honorees will be celebrated at AFP’s annual Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon on February 8, 2018, at the JW Marriott in Austin. More than 1,000 people are expected to attend the highly anticipated luncheon to congratulate the honorees. The reveal reception was generously sponsored by the Austin American Statesman and the luncheon’s presenting sponsor is South Texas Money Management.
The honorees include:
NANCY AND NYLE MAXWELL
Nominated by Seton Foundation, Dell Children’s Medical Center Foundation
Outstanding Philanthropic Large Corporation:
Nominated by Breakthrough Central Texas
Outstanding Philanthropic Small or Medium Corporation:
TITO’S HANDMADE VODKA
Nominated by Seton Foundation, Miracle Foundation
Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation/Organization:
ST. DAVID’S FOUNDATION
Nominated by YMCA of Austin, AGE of Central Texas
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser:
Nominated by KIPP Austin Public Schools
Kelly Davidson Memorial Outstanding Philanthropic Youth:
Nominated by The LIVESTRONG Foundation, Cyclists Combating Cancer
Outstanding Fundraising Professional:
Nominated by Christie Bybee, ABE Charitable Foundation Inc.
DR. PASCAL (PAT) FORGIONE, JR.
Nominated by The Christi Center
Nominations were submitted from nonprofits and the general public throughout the greater Austin community to acknowledge the outstanding achievements by individuals, corporations, foundations, youth and nonprofit organizations whose contributions made an impact on our community. All honorees were chosen by a volunteer awards selection committee comprised of previous winners and selected community leaders.
For more information about the Philanthropy Day Luncheon, please visit AFP Austin.