2017 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon

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Jason Lee
Jason Lee Photo courtesy of National Philanthropy Day Luncheon

Presented by The Greater Dallas Chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals, Dallas’ National Philanthropy Day celebration brings together area nonprofits, volunteers, funders, foundations, business and community members to honor many of this city’s finest who give selflessly in support of numerous worthy causes. The keynote speaker will be Jason Lee, Esq., Interim President and CEO, AFP International.

There will be seven award categories honoring those in the community who exemplify commitment, dedication, and talent toward helping their neighbors:

  • Outstanding Philanthropist – Sandra & Henry Estess
  • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Lynn McBee
  • Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Pagett Gosslee, CFRE
  • Outstanding Foundation – The Hersh Foundation
  • Outstanding Corporation – Neiman Marcus
  • Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy – Micah Pinson
  • Special Recognition Award - Terry Simmons (posthumous)

Event Details



Hyatt Regency Dallas
300 Reunion Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75207


Ticket Info

$85; Tables are $850-$1,250; Sponsorships start at $2,500