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National Philanthropy Day



Thank you to each organization that nominated companies, families or individuals who dedicate their time and resources to making our community a better place in which to live.  

This year, the AFP Coastal Georgia Chapter board has decided to honor nominees and winners in a more personal manner. In lieu of a reception for National Philanthropy Day, we encourage you to reach out to your organization's key supporters to express your appreciatoin for their support.  The AFP Coastal Georgia Chapter board will recognize NDP nominees on our website, social media, in our newsletter and with a media release.  Winners will also receive an award and a token of appreciation that is personally delivered.  

2016 Philanthropists will be recognized in the following categories: 

Family Foundations
Small Corporations
Large Corporations
Youth Volunteer


Congratulations to the 2015 National Philanthropy Day nominees: 

Outstanding Philanthropist
Don Waters (nominated by Union Mission)
Jim Stevenson (nominated by Step Up Savannah)
George Flanagan c/o Paul Meyer (nominated by Ronald McDonald House)
Nancy Sheets (nominated by Humane Society)

Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation
Gulfstream Aerospace (nominated by Union Mission)
DIRTT (nominated by Step Up Savannah)
Vaden Automotive Group (nominated by Humane Society)
Advanced A/V Rentals (nominated by Ronald McDonald House)

Outstanding Philanthropic Family Foundation
The Solomons Family Foundation (nominated by Union Mission)

Outstanding Youth Volunteer Category
Ashley Johnson (nominated by Humane Society)
Evan Lee (nominated by Ronald McDonald House)


National Philanthropy Day is the special day set aside for all people active in the philanthropic community and the contributions they have made to our lives, our communities, and our world.

Congratulations to all who help make the Coastal Empire such a great place to live, work, and play!