VAUGHAN, ON – The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) – Greater Toronto Chapter has named Ingrid Perry, President and CEO of Mackenzie Health Foundation, the AFP Greater Toronto Chapter’s 2017 Outstanding Fundraising Professional.

Among the distinguished list of honourees in eight categories of outstanding achievement, Ms. Perry is recognized for her extraordinary talent as a fundraiser and more than 30 years of leadership in the non-profit health care sector.

“It is indeed an honour to be selected as the recipient of this award. I have had the privilege of serving with tremendous teams of volunteers and staff dedicated to advancing Canada through philanthropy and volunteerism. To these people and the generous donors I share this award and offer my sincere thanks.”

The AFP Greater Toronto Chapter established the Philanthropy Awards more than 20 years ago to celebrate individual, foundation and corporate philanthropists, fundraising volunteers and fundraising professionals in communities throughout the GTA who demonstrate the best of philanthropic engagement.

“Ingrid is an exemplary fundraiser, whose impact on hospitals throughout Toronto is well known. She never shies away from a challenge and brings her renowned compassion and spirit to making a difference in people’s lives,” says Altaf Stationwala, President and CEO of Mackenzie Health.

The 2017 recipients were honoured at the Philanthropy Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, as part of Congress 2017, the Greater Toronto Chapter’s annual conference.

For more information about the AFP Philanthropy Awards and this year’s winners, visit the AFP Greater Toronto Chapter website afptoronto.org/philanthropy-awards

ABOUT MACKENZIE HEALTH

The Mackenzie Health Foundation is spearheading the Exceptional Care Belongs Here campaign – the largest fundraising drive ever led by a community hospital in Canada – committed to raising $250-million in community contributions toward the total $1.6-billion project cost of the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital.

The campaign is led by a dedicated 33-member cabinet, co-chaired by Greg Sorbara and City of Vaughan Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua.

Since 1977, Mackenzie Health Foundation has raised more than $125 million for capital projects, medical equipment, technology and educational opportunities for Mackenzie Health.

For more information, please visit mackenziehealthfoundation.ca

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