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November 15, 2017

National Philanthropy Day Celebration
Award Recipients 

On November 15th, AFP Indian River celebrated National Philanthropy Day at the Vero Beach Museum of Art.  The 2017 Award Recipients were announced during the event and are pictured above.  Front row left to right: Dale Sr. and Matilda Sorensen, Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist; Barbara Lowry, Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser; Dick and Chris Picken, Unsung Hero. Back row left to right:  Dr. Walter and Lalita Jenke, Outstanding Philanthropist; Denise Battaglini, Suzanne Carter, and Suzanne Bertman, representing Indian River IMPACT 100, Outstanding Group Supporting Philanthropy.  Also honored during the evening celebration were three Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy recipients:  Niki Afshar, Melanie Coppola and Brady Miret, not pictured.

Thank you to our 2017 National Philanthropy Day Sponsors

AFP Indian River and the 2017 National Philanthropy Day Committee
extends its thanks to the event sponsors listed below.
To learn more about sponsorship please contact Camilla Wainright.

Silver Decade Partner

Mrs. Elliot Baines

Shakespeare Society

Divine Animal Hospital
Indian River Community Foundation
Panera Bread & Albert M. Covelli Foundation
PNC Bank
PNC Wealth Management
Publix Super Markets Charities
Trudie and Donald Rainone
Ryan Weaver Insurance, Inc.

Tiffany Circle

Coyle Consulting Co.
Bill and Cis Glavin
The Hill Group
Marilyn C. Link
Marine Bank and Trust Company
Robert F. and Eleonora W. McCabe
Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club
Orchid Island Realty
Bob and Carmen Stork

Community Pillars

Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of IRC
American Red Cross - Florida's Coast to Heartland Chapter
The ARC of Indian River County
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Indian River County
Boys and Girls Clubs of Indian River County
Bob and Sandy Brackett
Childcare Resources of Indian River
Education Foundation of Indian River County
Epic Missions, Inc.
Gifford Youth Achievement Center
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation
Kathy Hendrix
Indian River Habitat for Humanity
Indian River Land Trust
Indian River Medical Center Foundation
Indian River State College Foundation
Carol M. Kanarek
The Learning Alliance
Alma Lee Loy
Ann Marie McCrystal
McKee Botanical Garden
Military Moms Prayer Group, Inc.

John E. Moore, III
The Moorings Yacht & Country Club
NAMI - National Association on Mental Illness
Safe Space, Inc.
Saint Edward's School
Richard Schlitt
Marta and Bob Schneider
Scholarship Foundation of Indian River County, Inc.
Senior Resource Association
Substance Awareness Center of Indian River County
United Way of Indian River County
Vero Beach Museum of Art
VNA & Hospice Foundation

Media Sponsors

97.1 Ocean FM
Dale Sorensen Real Estate

Videos from past National Philanthropy Day Celebrations

2017 Event:

2017 NPD Video

2016 Event:

2016 NPD Celebration video

2015 Event:

Video One
features Boys and Girls Club of Indian River County, Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of Indian River County, Vero Beach Museum of Art, and Harvest Food and Outreach. 

Video Two
features Childcare Resources of Indian River County, Hope for Families Center (formerly Homeless Family Center), Education Foundation of Indian River County, and Indian River Habitat for Humanity.

Video Three
features Environmental Learning Center, Indian River Medical Center Foundation, Substance Awareness Center, and Indian River State College.

2014 Event:

2014 National Philanthropy Day Video
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