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National Philanthropy Day 2017

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November 14, 2017 - Union Station

The St. Louis Regional Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is proud to recognize the outstanding achievements of individual, foundation and corporate philanthropists; fundraising volunteers; and professional fundraising executives. These awards are given in recognition long-term or lifetime achievements that have had a major impact on a community, national, and/or international level. 

The recipients of the 2017 National Philanthropy Day Awards are:

Spirit of Philanthropy- Sam and Marilyn Fox

Outstanding Philanthropist - Phyllis Tirmenstein

Outstanding Fundraising Volunteers - Ann Cady Scott and Hugh Scott, III

Outstanding Fundraising Executive - Amy Rome, CFRE

Outstanding Young Professional - Jarel Loveless

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Norman J. Stupp Foundation

Outstanding Corporate Philanthropic Program - First Bank

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy - Agha Haider

All the 2017 National Philanthropy Day honorees will be celebrated at the annual luncheon on November 14th at Union Station. The public is invited to attend and join in support of these amazing patrons and professionals.

For more information on ticket sales and event details, visit the registration page here or email


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