Tickets and Registration
Individual tickets for National Philanthropy Day are now available. Click here to purchase. The deadline for purchase will be November 6.

The AFP – NC Triad Chapter is honored to partner with FOX8 as the presenting sponsor of this year’s 25th Anniversary National Philanthropy Day.  Additional sponsorship opportunities are available now. Click here to find out how you can support National Philanthropy Day 2017 through an event sponsorship or by hosting a table.  Please contact Laurie Weaver, 336-327-6703, for more information.

Thank you to the following sponsors so far:

Presenting Sponsor

FOX8 WGHP is the Piedmont Triad’s choice for local news, producing more local content (10.5 hours per day, Monday through Friday) than any other local news outlet.  FOX8 also operates the number one local news website in the state of North Carolina (, while also reaching nearly 600,000 fans on Facebook every day.

In addition to their news operation, FOX8 is also an incredible charitable partner for numerous community outreach programs.  Annual FOX8 events such as “Gifts for Kids,” “Give a Kid a Coat,” “The Triad Holiday Food Drive and Concerts,” and the “FOX8 Community Baby Shower” have an enormous impact on the community, supplying hundreds of thousands of toys, coats, meals and baby supplies for families in need.


Gold Sponsor


Silver Sponsors

Forsyth Tech Foundation

Hospice and Palliative CareCenter

Pennybyrn at Maryfield

Salemtowne Retirement Community

Triad Business Journal

Winston-Salem State University Foundation


Table Sponsors

Alamance Presbyterian Church

Arbor Acres

Bank of America

Capital Development Services, Inc.

Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro

Cone Health Office of Institutional Advancement

Crossnore School and Children’s Home

Dewey’s Bakery

The Enrichment Center

Family Services

Family Service of the Piedmont

Guilford Education Alliance

Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro

Hospice and Palliative CareCenter

Hospice and Palliative CareCenter of Greensboro

Ronald Johnson

Leadership Winston-Salem

James F. Morgan

Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center Foundation

Pinnacle Financial Partners

Second Harvest Food Bank

Senior Services, Inc.

Starmount Presbyterian Church

Triad Health Project

Victory Junction

Volunteer Center of Greensboro

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

Whitney Jones, Inc.

The Winston Salem Foundation


New in 2017! “Spirit of Philanthropy” Table Honorees
As an official sponsor of the Triad’s National Philanthropy Day event, you will have the opportunity to recognize someone special from your organization as a “Spirit of Philanthropy” Table Honoree. Honorees may be an individual or couple who you would like to recognize for their dedication and support of your organization. Honorees will be recognized in the program and collectively during the event.

2017 National Philanthropy Day Awards
Congratulations on this year’s award winners!

Lifetime Achievement in Philanthropy
C. Edward Pleasants
Nominated by Leadership Winston-Salem

Outstanding Philanthropist – Winston-Salem
Dale E. “Dek” Driscoll
Nominated by Hospice & Palliative CareCenter

Outstanding Philanthropist – Greensboro
Ronald P. Johnson
Nominated by Triad Health Project

Outstanding Philanthropist – High Point
James F. Morgan
Nominated by Guilford Education Alliance

Lifetime Achievement Professional Fundraiser
Michael Poston
Nominated by the North Carolina Triad Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Greensboro
Pat Hall
Nominated by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Winston-Salem
Robert J. “Bob” Johnson
Nominated by Senior Services, Inc.

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Greensboro
Alamance Presbyterian Church
Nominated by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Winston-Salem
The Links, Inc. – Winston-Salem Chapter
Nominated by Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – High Point
The Guild of Family Service of High Point
Nominated by Family Service of the Piedmont

Outstanding Business in Philanthropy – Winston-Salem
Dewey’s Bakery
Nominated by Hospice & Palliative CareCenter, Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center, and Second Harvest Food Bank

Outstanding Business in Philanthropy – Greensboro
Bank of America
Nominated by The Volunteer Center of Greensboro

Outstanding Emerging Philanthropist
Hospice Foundation Leadership Council
Nominated by Hospice & Palliative CareCenter

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy
Campbell Turner
Nominated by Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County



Click here to see past award recipients.

If you have questions about National Philanthropy Day, please contact National Philanthropy Day Chair Laurie Weaver, 336-327-6703 or National Philanthropy Day Co-Chair Marian Ragsdale, 919-452-4618.



Please CLICK HERE for a list of past honorees.