National Philanthropy Day 2019


NOVEMBER 14, 2019
Lyric Opera of Kansas City

Event Co-Chairs

Lindsey Rood-Clifford, Starlight Theatre
Chad Harris, Cornerstones of Care

Each November, AFPKC celebrates National Philanthropy Day and the generosity of our city. As part of this celebration philanthropists young and mature, corporate and individual, professional and volunteer are recognized at a special event. This year we were honored to have the Mid-America Charitable Gift Planners join AFPKC in this celebration as we presented a new award - Legacy Giving Partnership.


Spirit of Philanthropy – Individual/Family

Dr. Marjorie Williams
Nominated by the Sister Circle Fund

Spirit of Philanthropy – Business 

JE Dunn Construction Company/Dunn Family Foundation
Nominated by Sherwood Autism Center

Spirit of Philanthropy – Youth 

George Whitehill
Nominated by HappyBottoms

Legacy Giving Partnership 

William R. Gann
Nominated by University of Missouri & Truman Heartland Community Foundation

Excellence in Fundraising 

Sherri Lozano, Executive Director, JDRF
Nominated by Dean Newton, JDRF Board Chair

Thank you David Moore, RPM Photography + Cinematography for these beautiful honoree videos!

Past Award Recipients

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