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Association of Fundraising Professionals National Philanthropy Day Awards LuncheonOn Tuesday, November 13th, the Association of fundraising Professionals held the National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon at the Hyatt Hotel. Congratulations to the Honorees: Outstanding Corporation: The Niello Company Outstanding Philanthropist: Elfrena Foord Outstanding Youth Philanthropy: Akshaj Mehta Outstanding Fundraising Professional, Christine Pieper, CFRE Outstanding Organization: Blue Shield of California Foundation The Big Impact Award: East Lawn
Paradise Lost: Camp Fire Photo GalleryA look at the fire and devastation from the Camp Fire in Paradise.
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Sacramento Regional Family Justice Center Celebration and FundraiserOn November 9, the Sacramento Regional Family Justice Center held the third annual Hope Thrives Here Celebration, “Village of Hope” at California State University. Honorees were Kryiakos and Brianne Tsakopoulos. The Sacramento Regional Family Justice Center (FJC) collaborative provides victims and their families with a “one stop” facility to report a crime, provide a complete statement taken by a detective or a trained child interviewer, get assistance to obtain a temporary restraining order, find safe housing, meet their prosecutor and victim advocate to learn what will happen in court, and most importantly, find the support they need to keep them from falling back into the hands of the accused.
Saint John’s Program for Real Change Party and FundraiserParty for Change, held Saturday, November 3 at the Mather Jet Center, proved to be the event of the season, with nearly 600 of Sacramento’s finest showing their support for Saint John’s Program for Real Change, the city’s largest residential program for homeless women and their children. The event featured contemporary American cuisine by Chef Brad Cecchi of popular East Sacramento restaurant Canon, dance and aerialist performances by the Sacramento Contemporary Dance Theatre, music by famed Las Vegas DJ E-Noc and a live auction. Councilwoman Angelique Ashby and Sierra Health Foundation President and CEO Chet Hewitt were honored at the 2018 Champions of Change. The event raised more than $500,000 in support of Saint John’s, which has helped more than 30,000 women and children move from poverty and dependence to confidence and self-sufficiency since its inception in 1985.
State of Sacramento County Luncheon with Keynote SpeakerThe State of Sacramento County, with Keynote Speaker, Larry Kosmont, President & CEO, Kosmant Companies was on Nov.2 at the Hyatt Regency. Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce production