National Capital Philanthropy Day


WHEREAS, throughout the history of our Commonwealth important needs have been fulfilled by volunteers who work for the good of others; and  

WHEREAS, these individuals, volunteers, corporations, and foundations have demonstrated a strong commitment to improving and strengthening the efforts of non-profit organizations in the Commonwealth through philanthropic means; and

WHEREAS, November 18, 2014, is the 13th Annual National Capital Philanthropy Day; and

WHEREAS, National Capital Philanthropy Day is dedicated to celebrating the Greater Washington region’s commitment to philanthropy;

WHEREAS, on November 18, 2014, more than 600 seniors, business leaders, philanthropists, volunteers, and media will gather to recognize the hard work of individuals in the Washington, D.C. area for their philanthropic contributions; and

WHEREAS,  National Capital Philanthropy Day is an opportunity to recognize the role philanthropy plays in strengthening the Commonwealth and the Greater D.C. area;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Terence R. McAuliffe, do hereby recognize November 18, 2014, as NATIONAL CAPITAL PHILANTHROPY DAY in our COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of all our citizens.