Celebrating Philanthropy Day
Story County Alliance
Celebrating Philanthropy Day
November 18, 2021
315 Clark Avenue
Ames, Iowa 50010
Story County Alliance for
Able Up Iowa
Boys & Girls Clubs of Story County
The Bridge Home (ERP)
Friendship Ark Homes
Good Neighbor Emergency Assistance
Iowa State Memorial Union
Iowa State University Foundation
ISU College of Agriculture
and Life Sciences
Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation
Story County Community Foundation
The Arc of Story County
United Way of Story County
Youth and Shelter Services
Story County Alliance for Philanthropy announces open nominations for 16th annual Philanthropy Day Awards
Ames, Iowa — May 13, 2021 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nominations are being sought for the 16th annual Philanthropy Day Awards presented by the Story County Alliance for Philanthropy. The awards recognize individuals, families, groups and businesses throughout Story County who have exhibited outstanding financial or leadership support for any charitable cause. With the occurrence of the coronavirus in 2020 and 2021, there are many examples of organizations and individuals who have contributed greatly last year and this year.
Award categories include: Individual/Family Philanthropist, Business/Corporate/Foundation Philanthropist, Individual Volunteer Fundraiser, Group Volunteer Fundraiser and Youth Volunteer Fundraiser.
Jean Kresse, President and CEO of the United Way of Story County, commented that, “We are so proud of the giving spirit of our community and appreciate the opportunity to say thank you for helping to make things even better in our community.”
Any individual, group, business, corporation or foundation within Story County may be considered. The first step in the nomination process is to submit a short Intent to Nominate form, due by June 18, 2021. The form can be found online at www.storycountyphilanthropy.org/nominations or mailed to United Way of Story County, 315 Clark Avenue, Ames, Iowa 50010.
Full nomination forms, will be sent out the end of June and are due July 30, 2021.
Philanthropy Day is supported by many organizations and individuals who give their time and talent as members of the Story County Alliance for Philanthropy. The members of the alliance recognize the importance of Philanthropy and volunteer year-round to celebrate and support Philanthropy in Story County.
The following individuals, groups, and businesses were recognized in 2019: Re/Max, Story City Friends Endowment, Ruth Harris, Sheila Lundt and Roland-Story Community School District – Student Organizations.
Award winners will be honored at the 2021 Philanthropy Day celebration scheduled to be held on November 18, 2021 at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames. For more information, visit www.storycountyphilanthropy.org or call the United Way of Story County office at 515-268-5142.
Charlie Weber, 515-460-3335