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2016 National Philanthropy Day

National Philanthropy Day in the Lowcountry was celebrated with a sold-out crowd of more than 500 community leaders and philanthropists gathering for the awards luncheon held at the Charleston Marriott Lockwood to honor philanthropy in our community. Click the links below to see tribute videos of our 2016 honorees.

Thank you to our 2016 Sponsors!

20th Anniversary Video 

Carolyn Hunter - Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year

Steve & Emily Swanson - Outstanding Philanthropists of the Year

J.E. Walker Foundation - Outstanding Community Foundation

Romney Street Urban Garden Project - Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy

NPD Goss   NPD Hunter   NPD Swansons

Darrin Goss (top left), CEO of the Coastal Community Foundation, gave the keynote address. Carolyn Hunter (top center) and Steve and Emily Swanson (top right) wer recognized as 2016 Outstanding Individual Philanthropists. Julie Walker, of the J.E. Walker Foundation (bottom left) was named Outstanding Community Foundation, and the Romeny Street Urban Garden (bottom right) Project took this year's Youth in Philanthropy award.

NPD Walker   NPD Romney