5th Annual Philanthropy Awards

About the Awards

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The Awards will feature a keynote address from Alice Waters, Owner of Chez Panisse & Founder of the Edible Schoolyard. The legendary chef, author, and advocate who recently received the National Humanities Medal from President Obama has dedicated her life to celebrating the edible and the ethical. Her passion for healthy communities has sparked inspiration around the world and truly embodies the spirit of the Philanthropy Awards.

Event Details
Date: November 12, 2015
Registration: 7:30 AM
Program: 8:00 AM

Location: The Blackhawk Museum, 3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, CA 94506

Tickets are now available online: tinyurl.com/eblcphilanthropy2015

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2015 Honorees

Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist
(500+ Employees)


Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist
(100-500 Employees)

Clif Bar & Company

Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist
(1-99 Employees)

Waters Moving & Storage Company

Outstanding Collaborative Project
White Pony Express

Outstanding Foundation or
Community Grant Maker

Thomas J. Long Foundation

Outstanding Philanthropist
Thomas DeJonghe

Volunteer of the Year
Dr. Washington Burns

Next Generation Philanthropist
Christina Adams

Most Inspirational Philanthropist
Arlie Smith

Lifetime Achievement
Sue Rainey

View all past honorees

Highlights from the 2014 Awards