Tag: National Philanthropy Day

Phillip and Gail Holloman: AFP Cincinnati 2023 PHILANTHROPISTS OF THE YEAR

Phillip and Gail Holloman (Photo by Wendell Gibbs III, Eleven27 Media Group)

The Hollomans are actively engaged community leaders, known for their philanthropic efforts in establishing the Center for Social Justice at the Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio. In 2018, they founded the 7 Principles Foundation, which provides grants to nonprofits specializing in childhood development, adult job-readiness training and social equity. Gail Holloman is chair of the foundation.

Opening vistas and fueling dreams through Adopt A Class

Philanthropist of the Year Bill Burwinkel, founder of Adopt A Class

You don’t have to convince Bill Burwinkel, winner of this year’s National Philanthropy Day Philanthropist of the Year award, about the importance of a good education and career guidance.After quitting high school to join the Army he bounced from job to job, never able to get a promotion because he lacked a college degree.

A career of turning on the lights in donor’s hearts and minds

John Olberding by Tina Gutierrez for Movers and Makers 2022

“When I think of the great families I had the privilege of working with, they all needed help, whether they were a Herschede, a Rosenthal, a Corbett, a Lindner, a Durr, a Fath or a Budig. Many of the great families who have given so much had to learn how to do it by teaching themselves or getting help along the way.”