Thank you to everyone who helped make our annual Philanthropy Day Luncheon a meaningful gathering of diverse communities!
From longtime event sponsors to our fantastic Host Committee and board members to guests from all over Central Virginia to our keynote speaker Maurice A. Jones, the room was full of the people who champion the transformative impact of philanthropy in our region.
Although Maurice is currently the president & CEO of national capacity builder Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), he shared why—from growing up on a tobacco farm in rural southern Virginia to attending UVA School of Law—the Commonwealth will always be his home. He stressed the impact that the philanthropy—in time, talent, and treasure—of his grandparents, eighth grade science teacher, and university donors had on his life.
Watch the complete video of Maurice’s remarks below.
Thank you to our sponsors!
Thank you to community members and friends who have additionally donated in support of Philanthropy Day: D.N. Batten Foundation, Saphira Baker, CFA Institute, Trish Cluff, Christine Hollins, Christine Jacobs, T&N Printing, and Alton Taylor.
All photos courtesy of Jeffrey Gleason Photography
Host Committee Chairs
Holly Hatcher, Philanthropy Consultant
Justin Reid, Virginia Humanities
Host Committee Members
Beverly Adams, UVA Department of Psychology
Dave Alley, Tech Dynamism
Andrea Ayres, Signature Family Wealth Advisors
Warren Buford, St. Anne’s-Belfield School
Chip Boyles, Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission
Elizabeth Cromwell, Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce
Daniel Fairley, City of Charlottesville
Athena Gould, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Blue Ridge
André Luck, Piedmont Virginia Community College
Louis Nelson, UVA Academic Outreach
Elizabeth Piper, Virginia Humanities
Katie Shevlin, UVA Advancement
Alton Taylor, Community Member