National Philanthropy Day Tributes

In memory of Doug Allinger. 2008 Central Ohio AFP Outstanding Professional Award and long-time board member. Remarkable fundraiser, consummate professional, mentor, worldly collector, angler, storyteller, cherished friend. Remembering dear friends and amigos

Thank you to all of the 2021 Central Ohio AFP board members for your time, commitment, and excitement to make Central Ohio AFP a great organization to be a part of!

Cynthia Anderson, CFRE 2012 Central Ohio AFP Outstanding Professional Award, long-time board member and past Chapter President. Respected leader, amazing fundraiser and esteemed professional, mentor, volunteer, quiltmaker, baker and treasured friend. Remembering dear friends and amigos

In memory of my Mom.

In memory of my Dad.

Thanks for being such an incredible role model, mentor, and friend–and for keeping me laughing. It’s an honor to work with you every day!

Thank you for making an IMPACT!

Thank you to Jeff Redfield, CFRE and immediate past president of our AFP Central Ohio Chapter, for how you continue to share your fundraising expertise with our AFP Chapter and the fundraising community.

Thank you to LC Johnson and her team at Zora’s House. I am grateful for the space you create for Black women and other women of color.

L.C. Thank you for your courage and vision to make safe spaces for Women of Color. It is an honor to be in this work with you and serve on your Board.

Thank you to Keena Smith and her teams at WCEO and ABBE for their amazing work to make wealth accessible to all women.

Thank you to Sheri Neale and the entire rock star team leading Maroon Arts Group. I’m grateful for your impact in King-Lincoln Bronzeville and beyond.

Thank you to Jodi Bopp and everyone at I Am Boundless for your invaluable work to build a world that realizes the boundless potential of all people.

Thank you to the entire team at Mid Ohio Food Collective for your important work toward ending hunger.

It’s a pleasure to recognize some of my favorite fundraisers. Shout out to the NPD committees and everyone who makes this amazing event possible.

As our friend and mentor, Doug Allinger often shared “philanthropy is made with heart”. Congrats to all who link donors heart with your mission! We miss you, Doug. Your wisdom lives on through your legacy.