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National Philanthropy Day 2017

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Celebrate the power of philanthropy in Kansas City and the “giving hearts” who make it possible. 

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National Philanthropy Day 2017
Thursday, November 9, 2017, 5pm - 7pm
Plexpod Westport Commons
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We are pleased to announce the honorees for AFP Mid America Chapter’s National Philanthropy Day 2017. Thank you to all who nominated philanthropists and philanthropy professionals for this year’s awards and thank you to all of these listed below who make our community better and change the world with their giving hearts.


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2017 Philanthropists of the Year

Patty and Don Kincaid
Nominated by Wonderscope


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2017 Youth Philanthropists of the Year
Raegan Weber and Caleb Wolf
Nominated by Children's Mercy Hospital


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2017 Business Philanthropist of the Year

Shook, Hardy & Bacon
Nominated by Legal Aid of Western Missouri and Starlight Theatre


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2017 Avant Garde Award for Innovation in Fundraising

Hamburger Mary's
Nominated by Lazarus Ministries and Wayside Waifs


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2017 Outstanding Volunteer Fundraisers

Rusty and Martha Smith
Nominated by Leukemia & Lymphoma Society


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2017 Excellence in Fundraising - Fundraising Team

Nominated by Wayside Waifs 


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2017 Excellence in Fundraising - Fundraising Professional

Rachael Bode Steele
Nominated by Jennifer Ingraham, UMKC Foundation

Join us in honoring these leaders for National Philanthropy Day on November 9, 2017 at Plexpod Westport Commons (formerly Westport Junior High) from 5:00 to 7:00pm.


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Remembering National Philanthropy Day 2016 

CLICK HERE to view photographs of National Philanthropy Day 2016!
Thanks to Jeremy Ruzich for photographing National Philanthropy Day 2016.