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25th Annual National Philanthropy Day®

Relive the fun through the photos taken at the National Philanthropy Day event! 2016 National Philanthropy Day Photos!


25th Annual National Philanthropy Day® is the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Detroit Chapter’s premier event honoring the outstanding contributions that philanthropists, distinguished volunteers and those in the fund raising profession have made to enrich the Southeast Michigan community. 

When: Thursday, November 10, 2016 

Where: COBO Center Detroit

Schedule of Events:
4:30 pm - Registration and Awardee/Distinguished Volunteer Photography Opens
5:00 pm - Reception 
6:15 pm - Doors open for dinner
6:30 pm - Dinner begins
7:15 pm - Awards presentation begins
9:00 pm - Enjoy hot chocolate and coffee

Philanthropy Awardee and Distinguished Volunteer Photography will be set up at the bottom of the Atwater Atrium stairs (1st floor). If you are a Distinguished Volunteer you will receive your medal in the same location. Photography will be open from 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM.

Parking: Valet parking will be complimentary at the Washington Blvd Garage. See Map.
*If you choose not to use valet other parking options are available at the COBO Center Roof Deck Parking, located at the corner of Congress and Third Streets at $10 per car, COBO Center Washington Blvd. Garage, located at the corner of Larned St. and Washington Blvd. at $10 per car, and at the COBO Center Congress Street Garage, located at the intersection of Congress and First streets at $10 per car.

Coat Check: Complimentary coat check will be available to the left of the Atwater Atrium Stairs on the second floor.

Reception Beverages: Bartenders are able to accept cash or credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX) for beverages. Guests paying the bartender will be charged based on the type of drink being purchased:

Soda or water: $3.25 
Domestic beer: $6.00
Imported or craft beer: $7.00
Wine: $7.00
Cocktail: $7.00

In addition there will be a drink ticket station set up for those that wish to pre-purchase drink tickets for their guests. The flat rate for each drink ticket is $7.00.

Dietary Restrictions: For those who have indicated a dietary restriction, a meal card will be placed in the back of your name badge. Please hand the meal card to your server before dinner is served. For those who did not request a special meal in advance, you will be accommodated once all who requested have been served.



Relive the fun through the photos taken at the National Philanthropy Day event! 2015 National Philanthropy Day Photos