National Philanthropy Day 2020

Each Year, the AFP Triad Chapter recognizes individuals, businesses, and organizations from across the Triad for their philanthropic contributions which “Change the Triad with a Giving Heart.” 

While we are unable to gather in person this year, we are delighted to honor this year's group of National Philanthropy Day Award recipients. Our 2020 National Philanthropy Day celebration, held virtually this year during Thanksgiving week on our website, on social media and through congratulatory ads in the Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point newspapers on Sunday, November 22. 

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2020 National Philanthropy Day      honorees. They have given of their time and  resources to improve the lives of their neighbors in the Triad region. We celebrate their many contributions and honor their spirit of giving. Please watch the video here and click below to read more about each of our recipients. 

2020 National Philanthropy Day Award Recipients   

Lifetime Achievement in Philanthropy

D. Elwood “Woody” Clinard

nominated by Family Services of Forsyth County, Imprints Cares, and READ WS

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Outstanding Philanthropist – Greensboro

Sylvia and Norman Samet

nominated by UNC Greensboro

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Outstanding Philanthropist – Winston-Salem

Joyce Kohfeldt

nominated by Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC, Riverwood
Therapeutic Riding Center, Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem,
and Crosby Scholars Community        Read More....

Outstanding Philanthropist – High Point

David Hayworth

nominated by Family Service of the Piedmont, the High Point Community Foundation, and Paul Lessard

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Emerging Philanthropist

Bryn Hermansen and FemFest
nominated by Family Services of Forsyth County
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Outstanding Fundraising Professional

Edward J. Lewis, III

nominated by Capital Development Services, UNCSA, and
Chancellor Brian Cole

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Outstanding Business in Philanthropy – Greensboro

Gilbarco Veeder-Root

nominated by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro
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Outstanding Business in Philanthropy – Winston-Salem

Shelco, LLC

nominated by IFB Solutions
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Outstanding Business in Philanthropy – High Point

ImageFIRST

nominated by Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem
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Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Greensboro

Guilford Education Alliance

nominated by Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, Inc.

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Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Winston-Salem

William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust

nominated by UNC School of the Arts

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Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Alamance County

Thomas M. Holt Masonic Lodge #492

nominated by Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation
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Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Winston-Salem

Julia Chandler

nominated by Crossnore School & Children’s Home

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Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Alamance County

Faye Boswell

nominated by AuthoraCare Collective
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Spirit of Philanthropy Honorees


Allegacy Federal Credit Union
by Wake Forest Baptist Health


Cynthia Finley Anderson
by Second Harvest Food Bank of
Northwest NC


Peter and Sue Bromley
by SECU Family House


Jim Cesta, Scoutmaster Troop 722
by Salem One, Inc


Michelle Clifton by SECU Family House
 

Rev. and Mrs. Larry Cutler

by Family Services of Forsyth County


Jean Davis by UNC School of the Arts


Brenda Diggs by IFB Solutions


Mark Doughton by IFB Solutions


Ray and Sallie Edwards
by Crossnore School & Children’s Home


Joe Ely
by Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center Foundation


Hospice League Volunteers
by AuthoraCare Collective


Jag Gowda
by Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation


Cynthia Strickland Graham
by Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC


Carter Greenwood
by Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem

 

Kathy Hayes by Monarch


Ben and Ann Hough
by Big Brothers Big Sisters Services, Inc.


George Hoyle and Kathleen Kelly
by UNC Greensboro


Amina Jameel
by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro


Audrey Johnson by Leadership Winston-Salem


Michelle Kennedy by Trellis Supportive Care


The McMichael Family Foundation
by Cone Health Philanthropy


Bob Page by New Garden Friends School


Melvin Scales
by CareNet Counseling – Piedmont Triad Region


Barbara and Joel Schanker by IFB Solutions


Tom Serrin by IFB Solutions


Dean Sink by Eric Durham, Northwestern Mutual


Tamra Smithson by Monarch


Lynn Spillman by Financial Pathways


Elizabeth M. Strickland
by Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC


Tiffany Tate by Black Philanthropy Initiative


Opal Hughes Watkins by Bennett College


Allan Younger
by Goodwill Industries of Northwest NC

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Greensboro

Coley Hooker and The Johnnie Mae Hooker Bowl-a-thon

nominated by Cone Health Cancer Center

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Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) Award - Greensboro

Greensboro Mutual Aid Fund

nominated by the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, Inc.

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Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) Award – Winston-Salem

Melvin Scales

nominated by Leadership Winston-Salem, The Black Philanthropy Initiative, and CareNet Counseling of the Piedmont Region
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Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy - Greensboro

Annika Deshpande

nominated by Tiny Houses Community Development
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Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy - High Point

Chase Clark

nominated by Chase's Chance
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Certificates of Honorable Mention:

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Winston-Salem HONORABLE MENTION

Evan Cavenaugh and Fuel the Fight

nominated by Wake Forest Baptist Health

 

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Greensboro HONORABLE MENTION

Maury Kennedy

nominated by Cone Health Office of Institutional Advancement

Enjoy this year’s Giving Guide from the Triad Business Journal, Gold Sponsor of National Philanthropy Day.  The Giving Guide is a great resource about nonprofit work in the Triad.  Check out the digital version of the 2020 Giving Guide HERE and look for the NPD ad announcing our 2020 honorees!

The 2020 Giving Guide

History of NPD Award Winners 1992-2019

 

Thank You to Our 2020 National Philanthropy Day Sponsors

PRESENTING SPONSOR

Fox8

GOLD SPONSOR

Family Services of Forsyth County

Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem

Salem One, Inc.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC

Triad Business Journal

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Wake Forest Baptist Health

SILVER SPONSOR

Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation

Black Philanthropy Intiative

Capital Development Services

Cone Health Philanthropy

Crossnore School & Children's Home

Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro

IFB Solutions

Leadership Winston-Salem

Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center Foundation

University of North Carolina School of the Arts

SPIRIT OF PHILANTHROPY SPONSOR

AuthoraCare Collective

Bennett College

Big Brothers Big Sisters Services, Inc.

CareNet Counseling-Piedmont Triad Region

Eric Durham - Northwestern Mutual

Financial Pathways of the Piedmont

IFB Solutions

Imprints Cares

Monarch

New Garden Friends School

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC

SECU Family House

Trellis Supportive Care

Presenting Sponsor

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Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors