AFP announces ‘National Philanthropy Day’ award winners

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter has announced honorees to be recognized at this year’s National Philanthropy Awards Event on Nov. 12.


In its 35th year, National Philanthropy Day salutes philanthropic efforts throughout southeastern Wisconsin and highlights donors, volunteers, staff members and nonprofits all working to strengthen area communities.

Award winners are:

*Frank and Pauline Fichtner, Leave a Legacy Award
*Jan Lennon, Todd Wehr Volunteer Award
*McKenna Nerone, Philanthropic Youth of Today Award
*Patrick Rath, Scott M. Cutlip Professional Fundraiser Award
*Robert W. Baird, Wisconsin Organizational Philanthropy Award
*Kate and Don Wilson, Evan P. Helfaer Donor Award

All recipients will accept their awards at the awards program and luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Pfister Hotel, located at 424 E. Wisconsin Ave. in downtown Milwaukee. Cost to attend is $60, and reservations can be made by calling Jeanne Rhodes, AFP administrator, at 262-212-0273.

AFP expects about 600 attendees at this year’s awards program.

BizTimes Media is serving as a media partner of the event as it has in years past and invites all regional nonprofit organizations to be part of its 2014 Giving Guide, an annual publication that helps connect area businesses with nonprofit organizations in need of philanthropic contributions. The Giving Guide features the missions, volunteer opportunities and giving opportunities of more than 30 area nonprofits providing a spectrum of services and resources to residents in need.

Explore BizTimes’ 2013 Giving Guide at

Learn how to become involved with the 2014 Giving Guide by contacting BizTimes Media Publisher Dan Meyer at

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