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Nicholas Colby Fund® Receives A "National Philanthropy Day" Award

  • 19 November 2008
  • Author: NCF News Editor
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Nicholas Colby Fund® Receives A "National Philanthropy Day" Award

22nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon
Place: Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA
Date: November 19, 2008
Award: Commemorative Award

In The NewsOn November 19, 2008 at the 22nd Annual National Philanthropy Day awards luncheon in San Francisco, CA, Lamont & Sheila Gilbert received a commemorative award. It was stated that the award is recognition "for your creation and on-going commitment to the Nicholas Colby Fund® in loving memory of your son. By Helping Children Be Children® you have created thousands of lasting childhood memories that uplift the spirit of a child and bring smiles to the family of the child."

"As an honoree, you are being featured in the event program and acknowledged in the San Francisco Business Times along with this year's premiere honoree the California Academy of Sciences."

The motto of the National Philanthropy Day awards is "Change The World With A Giving Heart" and all the awards were presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (Golden Gate Chapter) and Northern California Grantmakers.

The Gilberts thank their partner, Gina Baker, who provides the "pixy dust" helping the fund create the smiles.