Harford Celebration of Philanthropy      
Wednesday, April 11
Water's Edge Events Center

Sponsorship Opportunities 
Morning Program
2018 Sponsors 


The Harford Celebration of Philanthropy was created by AFP Maryland to give recognition to those who are truly agents of change in our county. Recipients of these awards are nominated and selected by a committee consisting of Harford County members of AFP Maryland.

These awards are presented to individuals, families, businesses and organizations in Harford County whose exceptional generosity demonstrates outstanding civic and charitable responsibility, and whose example encourages others to take philanthropic leadership roles. 

This year's honorees include:


Tom and Sharon Walls and Katie Hargrove 

Family Philanthropists of the Year


Erin Acerno, Southampton Middle School




Robert Temeh, The John Carroll School


Outstanding Youth Volunteer Fundraisers


Chesapeake Cancer Alliance 

Outstanding Business Philanthropist


William H. Cox, Jr.

Terry Troy Award for Volunteer Service


 Previous honorees include: The Women's Giving Circle of Harford County, the Society of Italian-American Businessmen, The Bayou Restaurant, Terry Troy, Dr. Mary Teddy Wray, Saxon’s Diamond Centers, Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman, The Ralph and Shirley Klein Foundation, The Dresher Family, The Family of Walter and Betty Ward, The Cook Family, The Lozinak Family, Dr. Richard P. and Esther S. Streett, Jr. and Family, Augustus F. Brown Esq., Harford Bank, The Harford Mutual Insurance Companies, APG Federal Credit Union, The Arena Club, Jay and Orsia Young, and the late William A. Harloe, Jr. 

Cost $50 per person or tables of 8 for $400.  This cost also includes the morning program on board development.  If you would like to only purchase a ticket for the morning program, the cost is $25 per person. 

Register Online


Your support ensures that the future of philanthropy in Harford County will remain strong. Proceeds from this event will be used to provide continuing education for fundraising professionals working in Harford County nonprofit organizations. 

Sponsorship Levels

Morning Program: Increasing Board Engagement

This program is included with your luncheon registration. Morning program-only registration is also available for $25 per person.
Presenter: Jennifer Pelton, CFRE, Director of Development, Public Justice Center
Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Registration and Networking / 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Program


Morning Program