2018 National Philanthropy Day Honorees
On Friday, November 9, 2018, over 500 community, non-profit and business leaders joined members of the North Texas philanthropic community as the Greater Dallas Chapter of AFP proudly recognized its 2018 National Philanthropy Day Award honorees at a gala luncheon at the Hyatt Reunion Dallas. These six remarkable individuals and organizations have raised and given millions of dollars to support causes that benefit our city and its citizens.
William Bryant, Jr., 2018 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon Chair, hosted a program that included a Presentation of Colors by the Boy Scouts of America and remarks by Rodney D. Bullard, Executive Director of the Chick-fil-A Foundation. Scott Murray returned as our Master of Ceremonies, introducing the honorees with short films that profiled their accomplishments along with their acceptance speeches:
Outstanding Philanthropist — Jack D. Furst
Nominated by Boy Scouts of America
Sponsored by Boy Scouts of America
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser — Kaki Hopkins
Nominated by Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden
Sponsored by Chick-fil-A Foundation
Outstanding Fundraising Executive — Luanne Samuel, CFRE
Nominated by Alcuin School
Sponsored by Alcuin School
Outstanding Foundation — The Joe M. and Doris R. Dealey Family Foundation
Nominated by Texas Health Resources Foundation
Sponsored by Texas Health Resources Foundation
Outstanding Corporation — Pioneer Natural Resources
Nominated by Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity and Dallas CASA
Sponsored by the La Cima Club
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy — Jingle Bell Mistletoe
Nominated by North Texas Food Bank
Sponsored by Texas Capital Bank
Congratulations to all of our 2018 honorees, and thanks to our NPD Committee, which worked tirelessly to make this event such a tremendous success! Information about our 2019 National Philanthropy Day event will be coming soon.
Highlights of 2018 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon
If you have any questions, please contact the Greater Dallas AFP office, contact information above.
Please click on any of these links to see a list of past honorees.