Throwback to when The Suncoast Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals honored Karen Mertes with the 2014 Spirit of Philanthropy award presented during their annual National Philanthropy Day luncheon at the A La Carte Pavilion. The Spirit of Philanthropy award is “presented to an individual, group or family that has recognized a charitable need and developed a unique approach to advancing philanthropy in the community. The award recipient exemplifies the spirit of giving above and beyond.”
Sharing from the National Philanthropy Day program, “National Philanthropy Day, officially celebrated on November 15, is the special day set aside to recognize and pay tribute to the great contributions that philanthropy – and those people active in the philanthropic community – have made in our lives, our communities and the world.”
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