FPU was well represented at Fresno’s National Philanthropy Day celebration November 15.
Nadene and Marvin and Steinert, Linda Calandra and Wells Fargo were among those honored at a luncheon sponsored by the Association of Fundraising Professionals California Valley Chapter at University Square Hotel, Fresno. All were nominated by Charity Brown, director of alumni and church relations.
This year’s Alumni Phonathon was an exercise in outreach as well as fundraising.
As of December 4, $40,449 was either pledged or already given, according to Linda Calandra, director of annual giving and donor relations. Calandra and Paul Micu, director of alumni and church relations, sponsored the event. All gifts go to scholarships.
Success for Fresno Pacific University has translated into success for a member of its staff.
Bud Dickerson, director of major gifts and capital campaigns, was named “Outstanding Fund Raising Executive of the Year” by the California Valley Chapter of the Association of Fund Raising Professionals. The award came November 14 during a lunch celebrating National Philanthropy Day.