MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. – Northern Westchester Hospital has announced that Keeva Young-Wright, president of the Northern Westchester Hospital Foundation, will receive the “Fundraiser of the Year” award at the annual Philanthropy Awards Breakfast held by the Association of Development Officers.
The ceremony will take place at Abigail Kirsch at Tappan Hill in Tarrytown, on Wednesday, March 11, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
The “Fundraiser of the Year” award is given to an individual who excels in developing relationships with the community, holds high ethical fundraising standards, and is successful in maintaining healthy financials for a nonprofit.
“Keeva’s professionalism and dedication to both the community and the hospital make her a valued part of our team, and are characteristics of the wonderful staff who comprise our Foundation,” said Joel Seligman, president and CEO, Northern Westchester Hospital. “We’re extremely proud that she is being honored by the Association of Development Officers with the Fundraiser of the Year award.”
The theme of this year’s awards program is Philanthropy in Action. The Philanthropy Awards Breakfast is one of the largest nonprofit events of the year in Westchester and Putnam counties, where more than 300 nonprofits, elected officials, and corporations come together to showcase outstanding examples of philanthropy, fundraising and volunteerism.
“I am beyond humbled to receive this award from the Association of Development Officers,” said Young-Wright. “I am so fortunate to live in this community and work at Northern Westchester Hospital because both have such a strong culture of philanthropy. Additionally, I have the great privilege of working with the most dedicated healthcare professionals, an incredibly committed Foundation Board and Board of Trustees and a fundraising staff who come to work every day with the goal of helping to make our hospital stronger for our community. It is truly inspiring.”
For more information about the 2015 Philanthropy Awards Breakfast, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-philanthropy-awards-breakfast-tickets-15538991542 .