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Save the Date!
Northeast Wisconsin's National Philanthropy Day Celebration
Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wis.


It's time to celebrate! National Philanthropy Day recognizes the incredible philanthropic work making a difference and creating a positive impact in communities around the world. This year the Association of Fundraising Professionals - Northeast Wisconsin Chapter presents a day that will inspire and energize you to think differently, and most of all, celebrate you and the impact you make!

Join us as we continue to change the world with a giving heart.

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Keynote: Deanna Singh - Purposeful Hustle

About Purposeful Hustle

To be an effective change maker, you have to blend intentional thought (Purpose) with intentional action (Hustle). Deanna's definition of Purposeful Hustle is directing your life's work toward intentionally making a positive impact in the world. Therefore, a Purposeful Hustler is someone who exists in the world with the ultimate goal of creating change!

Key Takeaways:

  • Identify how to use your skills, talents, and passions to make a difference in the world

  • Discover how to step outside your comfort zone

  • Construct your purpose statement

  • Gain tools to overcome common setbacks like not having enough time, money, or resources

  • Name your true fears and construct a plan to tackle them

  • Build resiliency techniques to sustain you through moments of failure

About Deanna

Deanna Singh wants to live in a world where marginalized communities have power. As an expert social entrepreneur, she is obsessed with making the world a better place, and she will build or break systems to create positive change. While tackling complex social challenges, Deanna gives audiences the tools and courage to imagine, activate, and impact the world as agents of change. Deanna is described as a trailblazer and dynamic speaker who is at the forefront of social change. She is an accomplished author, educator, business leader, podcaster, and social justice champion!

Deanna earned her Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Fordham University, a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University, and a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She has been recognized by the Milwaukee Business Journal as one of the community's most influential 40 Under 40 Leaders, the State of Wisconsin as a Woman Who Inspires, and by Forbes as an African American Woman Everyone Should Know.

Learn more about Deanna and her impactful work.

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Registration will open in mid-August!

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Each year at NPD we honor outstanding philanthropists who shape our communities and give with a generous heart. For this year, we are accepting nominations in the following award categories. Please visit our NPD Honorees' page to see our past recipients.

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Be a Sponsor!

There are many opportunities to get involved and show your support of philanthropy in our community. Please contact Liz Wollenberg with any questions.