Barney & Barney Foundation Recognized as Outstanding Philanthropic Organization

Posted by Erin Quigley, Corporate Communications Director on August 20, 2014 at 10:00 AM
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AFPSD to Honor Foundation as Part of National Philanthropy Day

San Diego, August 20, 2014 - The Barney & Barney Foundation today announced that it will be honored as an Outstanding Philanthropic Organization by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, San Diego Chapter (AFPSD).

2014_Comm_Challenge_Ocean_03The Barney & Barney Foundation will join eight community leaders at the upcoming National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon, presented by Sharp Health Care, on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel.

National Philanthropy Day recognizes the critical role philanthropy plays in the community and honors those who do it best. The organizations that nominated the Barney & Barney Foundation include the following: Rady Children’s Hospital, Neighborhood House Association, the San Diego Symphony Orchestra Association, Voices for Children, and Walden Family Services San Diego.

“We’re honored to be recognized by the Association of Fundraising Professionals in San Diego for our commitment to our communities,” said Paul Hering, CEO, MMA West Region. “We also want to thank the organizations that nominated us, and we look forward to continuing our work to support our local nonprofit organizations.”

Since 2009, the Barney & Barney Foundation has awarded over $2.5 million to more than 80 non-profits. San Diego organizations include Alpha Project, Burn Institute, Center for Community Solutions, Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, Jacobs Cushman San Diego Food Bank, Neighborhood Healthcare, Neighborhood House Association, New Alternatives, Palomar Family YMCA, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego History Museum, San Diego Youth Services, San Diego Symphony, The Crossroads Foundation, and Voices for Children.

Click HERE for PDF version of the announcement.
Click HERE for PDF version of AFPSD announcement.

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