National Philanthropy Day Luncheon and Giving Hearts Awards in Vancouver

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The Association of Fundraising Professionals (“AFP”) Greater Vancouver will mark the 25th anniversary of National Philanthropy Day with a luncheon and their Giving Hearts Awards ceremony on November 25, 2022.

National Philanthropy Day Luncheon and Giving Hearts Awards in Vancouver

National Philanthropy Day

  • When: November 25, 2022
  • Where: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available online now. Super Saver Special of $100 until July 31, 2022. Early Bird Special of $120 until September 30, 2022 and regular price tickets are $130 until November 18, 2022.

The Giving Hearts Awards (“GHA”) honour outstanding individuals, volunteers, leaders, fundraisers, philanthropists, and youth of Greater Vancouver’s non-profit and social profit community. This year, AFP Greater Vancouver received 31 nominations from charities throughout the Lower Mainland.

The GHA recipients will be announced for the categories of Spirit of Generosity (formerly Outstanding Philanthropist), Outstanding Legacy Philanthropist, Outstanding Youth Philanthropist, Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser, Outstanding Professional Fundraiser, Outstanding Corporation, and Outstanding Small Business.

“Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen inspirational levels of generosity and leadership directed to non-profit organizations in our communities,” said Kyle Tiney, CFRE, Vice President, Community Engagement, Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Vancouver Chapter. “We continue to be inspired and motivated to put a spotlight on some of the individuals and businesses who put so much of their own philosophies on giving back to their community through leadership, philanthropy and volunteerism.”

Past recipients have included Dr. Rudy and Mrs. Patricia North, the McCarthy Family, Odlum Brown Limited, and Mel Zajac. Last year, AFP Greater Vancouver Chapter also recognized Coast Capital Savings and the Family Services of the North Shore Christmas Bureau Volunteer Lead Group as the recipients of two exclusive Pandemic-Response.

AFP Greater Vancouver announced that RBC is, once again, Presenting Sponsor of National Philanthropy Day after confirming their multi-year commitment and KCI will be the Keynote Speaker Sponsor.

Miss604 is a proud sponsor of the Giving Hearts Awards 2022

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents 30,000 members in over 200 chapters in Canada, the United States, Mexico, and China working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs. Follow the local chapter on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter for more info.

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