• National Philanthropy Day Luncheon and Awards hosted by Association of Fundraising ProfessionalsAssociation of Fundraising Professionals California Capitol Chapter hosted National Philanthropy Day (NPD) on Wednesday, November 8 at the Hyatt in Sacramento. NPD is a grassroots movement to increase public interest and awareness of the importance of philanthropy, as well as knowledge on giving, volunteering and engagement at the charitable level so people can practice effective philanthropy. This year we were able to celebrate this region’s incredible spirit of generosity by recognizing the individuals and organizations that exemplify that philanthropy. The honorees awarded model leadership, selflessness, and a vision for a brighter and better future – starting right here in our own community. 2017 Honorees • Outstanding Organization: SMUD • Outstanding Corporation: Western Health Advantage • Youth in Philanthropy: Lizzie Allison • Outstanding Philanthropists: Dr. Dennis and Nancy Marks • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Bryce Robicheau • Outstanding Professional Fundraiser: Karen Good, CFRM, CNEL

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2018 Man & Woman CampaignAt the annual Grand Finale Gala held at the Hyatt Regency on May 12th, the winners of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) 2018 Man & Woman of the Year campaign were announced. Josh Corell of Tri Counties Bank was named Man of the Year, and Drisha Leggitt of Anpac Bio was named Woman of the Year. Four men and four women business leaders were candidates in this year’s fundraising competition. The Greater Sacramento Area Chapter of LLS also had its first ever All Star Candidate, Delbert Stapp of Harv’s Car Wash. All Stars are alums of the campaign that compete on a national level with other All Stars in LLS Chapters across the country. Together the Man and Woman of the Year campaign, which includes the All Star, raised over $450,000 to support blood cancer research, new lifesaving therapies and vital patient services. Man & Woman of the Year is philanthropic competition to support blood cancer research among a group of motivated and dedicated individuals in communities across the United States. Candidates form powerful fundraising teams and compete in honor of children who are blood cancer survivors.
JDRF One Party Gala FundraiserOn May 11th the JDRF Northern California Inland Chapter presented ONE Party Gala at the Hyatt Regency, downtown Sacramento honoring Bob Pole, CMO and Partner, Dome. An evening to support JDRF’s mission to create a world without type 1 diabetes.
American Heart Association Go Red for Women Luncheon On May 11th at the Doubletree Hotel, Downtown Sacramento, the annual Go Red for Women Luncheon ,Keynote Speaker, George Fehrenbacher, MCC, FACC, Roseville Cardiology.
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