Paradise Valley Woman Earns ‘Spirit of Philanthropy Award’
A Paradise Valley woman was recently given the Spirit of Philanthropy Award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
According to the Paradise Valley Independent, resident Carol Kern earned the award for her work as a board member with Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS).
The award publicly recognizes volunteers who exemplify the philanthropic spirit through their contributions of time, effort and/or resources.
According to the article, the JFCS has been serving the greater Phoenix community since its inception in 1935, and its programs include counseling, mental health assessment and treatment, early childhood trauma assessment and treatment, child crisis intervention and rehabilitative services, support for victims of domestic violence, substance abuse, workforce readiness, and high school equivalency exams for teens in foster care, the report said.
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