Hampton College President Dr. William R. Harvey Named Excellent Nonprofit Chief by the Affiliation of Fundraising Skilled VA, Hampton Roads Chapter as a part of 2021 Nationwide Philanthropy Day
By Hampton College
Hampton College President Dr. William R. Harvey was named the ‘Excellent Nonprofit Chief’ by the Affiliation of Fundraising Professionals Hampton Roads Chapter throughout its signature occasion, Nationwide Philanthropy Day.
Nationwide Philanthropy Day is a celebration of giving, volunteering and charitable engagement that highlights the accomplishments, giant and small, that philanthropy and all these concerned within the philanthropic course of make to our society and our world. The Nationwide Philanthropy Day occasion in Hampton Roads has grown in attendance and sponsorship by way of the years. The celebration has turn into the signature occasion saluting philanthropy in Hampton Roads.
“We’re right here at this time to acknowledge and rejoice philanthropy and those that have made a distinction in our group,” mentioned Kate Wilson, President, AFP-Hampton Roads chapter. “We’re delighted to have so many group leaders, colleagues, donors, volunteers and mates right here as we rejoice philanthropists and fundraisers in Hampton Roads. Thanks for becoming a member of us to rejoice our 2021 honorees.”
Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Nationwide Philanthropy Day was held nearly. In a recorded query and reply section Dr. Harvey spoke about a number of the contributions that Hampton College continues to make in and across the Hampton Roads group.
“Hampton College has made fairly a couple of impactful contributions during the last 44 years, so I’m unsure that I can give attention to only one. For instance, we’ve the world’s largest proton beam most cancers therapy middle. We’re treating prostate, breast, lung, ocular, pediatric, head, neck and mind cancers. We even have 4 satellites presently in orbit. We have now a broadcast climate antenna that may detect extreme storms, together with hurricanes and tornadoes as much as 2,000 miles away. We have now additionally had over 37,000 college students to graduate since I’ve been right here. So, I can’t choose one contribution as a result of all of these are so impactful.”
Proceeds from Nationwide Philanthropy Day assist the Hampton Roads AFP chapter present high quality programming for members, scholarships for skilled growth alternatives for native fundraisers and networking alternatives.