They are the most cherished assets of our non-profits, charities, sporting organizations and faith communities, giving their time, talent and treasure. That is how the Association of Fundraising Professionals – South Eastern Chapter described the nominees during its annual National Philanthropy Day Awards.
McDougall Insurance & Financial won the award for “Outstanding Corporation – 100 Employees or more”. McDougall was nominated by the Belleville General Hospital Foundation for a legacy of giving in the entire South Eastern Ontario area.
Impacto Products was nominated for Outstanding Corporation – 99 Employees or fewer.
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser nominees included Lisa McAuley – founder and organizer of Gee’s Walk for her work raising funds with a two-day 53 km walk for cancer care at BGH.
Brad Williams was also nominated in the Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser category. Williams is a founder, organizer and title sponsor of Fairways for Fractures, a golf day that raised funds for a new fracture clinic at BGH.
Maurice Rollins was nominated as Outstanding Philanthropist for a lifetime of giving to BGH and many other charities in the community.
BGHF Senior Development Officer Penny Banks was nominated as Outstanding Fundraising Professional.
(Pictured are Cindy Cordeiro of McDougall Insurance, Brad Williams, Penny Banks, Lisa McAuley and BGHF Executive Director Steve Cook)