National Philanthropy Day(R) Honors Millions Who 'Change the World with a Giving Heart': Financial News - Yahoo! Finance: "National Philanthropy Day(R) Honors Millions Who 'Change the World with a Giving Heart'
Friday November 10, 9:00 am ET
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Charitable organizations across North America and around the world will celebrate and recognize the countless contributions that philanthropy -- and the millions of donors and volunteers who support philanthropy -- has made to our communities on National Philanthropy Day® (NPD), November 15.
More than 110 events involving over 50,000 people will take place in almost every major metropolitan area across North America. These celebrations will honor local philanthropists, donors, businesses, foundations and others who work everyday to 'Change the World with a Giving Heart,' the theme of National Philanthropy Day®.
'National Philanthropy Day is the special time that we set aside to remember how important giving and volunteering are,' said Paulette V. Maehara, CFRE, CAE president and CEO of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), which has been a key supporter of National Philanthropy Day®."