2019 National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon


National Philanthropy Day is celebrated globally every year on November 15th and honours those whose philanthropy, volunteerism and leadership have motivated their communities to be the best they can be.


AFP Golden Horseshoe's National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon salutes the difference-makers in our region who are at the "Heart of Giving".


Meet our 2019 Honourees

Outstanding Philanthropic Group/Foundation:

Hernder Picasso Foundation

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser:

Pravin Sharma

Outstanding Small Organization for Excellence in Fundraising:


Outstanding Corporation:

Paul C. Armstrong Insurance

Outstanding Philanthropists:

Doug and June Barber

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy:

Alicia Rolke 

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy:

Nathan Manners


These honourees were nominated by members of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (Golden Horseshoe Chapter).


Join us for an afternoon of celebration, networking and inspiration:

National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon

Friday, November 15, 2019

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Liuna Station, Hamilton, ON



Tickets are on sale now!


AFP GH Member: $55

Non-Member: $65

Table: $600

Purchase your tickets HERE!



Interested in sponsoring a table?

Your organization will be recognized as a Table Sponsor in the slideshow and program, and your logo and company name will appear on a tent card at your table. This opportunity provides seating for 10 guests. For further details, connect with Vanessa Briguglio by clicking HERE.


Get ready for a high-energy NPD celebration with our 2019 MC's:


Layne & Lauren (The Auctionistas)

This dynamic duo ignites the power of philanthropy with their signature humorous, charming and entertaining styles. Calling themselves "Philanthro-tainers", Layne and Lauren's style is engaging and inspiring. Together, they work with non-profits  across the country, supporting events and motivating philanthropy. Layne believes that "by inspiring giving, we make our communities stronger." 




Much appreciation to our outstanding line-up of 2019 NPD Sponsors:


Want to learn more about our sponsors?

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Art Gallery of Hamilton




Canada Life


Global Philanthropic



Halton Commercial Printers

Oakville Community Foundation

PearTree Financial

Royal Botanical Gardens

The Generator

Walker Environmental