The AFP NC Triad Chapter is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 National Philanthropy Day Awards. Each award recognizes exceptional contribution to philanthropy across the Triad.

The awards will be presented at the 2019 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at Grandover Resort in Greensboro.

2019 Recipients
Lifetime Achievement in Philanthropy
John Googe
Nominated by IFB Solutions, Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina and Guilford College

Outstanding Philanthropist – Greensboro
Tom and Linda Sloan
Nominated by University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Outstanding Philanthropist – High Point
Douglas Witcher
Nominated by United Way of Greater High Point

Outstanding Philanthropist – Winston-Salem
Shelby and Lee Chaden
Nominated by Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center Foundation, Reynolda House Museum, Family Services of Forsyth County and University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Lexington
Sara DeLapp
Nominated by Wake Forest Baptist Health Office of Philanthropy and Alumni Relations

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Burlington
Melva Sharpe
Nominated by Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Winston-Salem
Debbie Marshall
Nominated by Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center Foundation and SECU House

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Greensboro
Women’s Professional Forum Foundation
Nominated by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Winston Salem
Treble Makers
Nominated by Senior Services, Inc.

Outstanding Business in Philanthropy – Greensboro
Dame’s Chicken & Waffles
Nominated by University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Outstanding Business in Philanthropy – Winston Salem
Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton LLP
Nominated by Children’s Law Center of Central North Carolina and The Parenting Path

Outstanding Emerging Philanthropist
Raul and Susan Colon
Nominated by Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center Foundation, SECU Family House, Kaleideum, a/perture cinema and the Junior League of Winston Salem

IDEA Award
The Future Fund, Immigrant Fund Giving Circle and Triad Pan Asian American Network Giving Circle under the auspices of The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro.
The IDEA Award recognizes organizations or individuals who are committed to the ideals of inclusion, diversity, equity and access in philanthropic giving.

Mentoring Committee or Specialist
Contact: Susan Gies Conley,
Connects AFP members with other AFP members to serve as mentors and determines the mentoring guidelines, application, and placement process.

NC Philanthropy Conference
Contact: Pam Anglin,
This annual conference is hosted by the Triangle, Triad or Charlotte chapters in rotation. The host chapter bears the bulk of the responsibility but each conference needs committee members for all three chapters. Committees include: Marketing, Program, Sponsorship, and Logistics