Margaret Shackell, a resident of Lansing, NY, is celebrating her 50th birthday by raising $50k for 17 local charities!
November of 2016, however, marked the very first statewide Giving Day for ALL of New York, #NYGivesDay 2016! Expanding from the apple farms of Upstate New York to the Big Apple of NYC, with an emphasis on New York Nonprofits changing the world for the better, the fundraising results were just as grand as the state!
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) – Finger Lakes Chapter held their 15th Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon on 11/15/16 to recognize local individuals and groups who have shown significant generosity and philanthropic leadership over the past year.
Working in the nonprofit sector, you rely on the idea of philanthropic spirit from those who connect with your cause in order to gain their support.