FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Chicago’s Nonprofit and Philanthropic Leaders Unite at
Annual Philanthropy For All Seasons Event
Challenges within the Nonprofit and Philanthropic Communities to be Addressed
The Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy Sector Program (NMPS) of the School of Social Work at Loyola University Chicago is hosting its 6th Annual Philanthropy For All Seasons reception. The reception provides attendees the unique opportunity to meet key leaders in Chicago’s nonprofit and philanthropic communities and to engage in dialogue about the purpose of, and current challenges facing, philanthropy among the academic, nonprofit, and philanthropic communities.
Amina J. Dickerson, former senior director of corporate community involvement for Kraft Foods, Inc., will attend this year’s event and serve as keynote speaker. The NMPS will also present the 2009 Louis T. Delgado Social Justice in Philanthropy Award to Ngoan Le, vice president of programs for The Chicago Community Trust. The award is given annually to honor and recognize an individual who, or organization that, best exemplifies the highest standards in their business practices, shows a strong commitment to justice and the advancement of philanthropy, and whose achievements have made an impact on society and in the metropolitan Chicago area.
Thursday, June 18, 2009
25 E. Pearson, 15th Floor
Loyola University Chicago’s Water Tower Campus
Loyola University Chicago prides itself as being an institution that pursues new knowledge with contributing to the common good and to be of service to the local community, which is why the University holds the 6th Annual Philanthropy for All Seasons reception. The event allows the Loyola community to spread knowledge and awareness about philanthropy and what people can do to give back to the community and back to others during these trying times.