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Westminster Alumnae Honored at Regional 26th Annual National Philanthropy Day Celebration

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Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Dorothy Pollock '46 and Sarah O'Malley '15 were honored at the 26th Annual National Philanthropy Day celebration hosted by the Mahoning-Shenango Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Pollock was named Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser for her 30 years of dedication and volunteerism at Westminster College. Since retiring as a research scientist in 1981, Pollock has served Westminster as volunteer for the Alumni Council Fundraising Committee and in other various capacities. As an Alumni Council volunteer, she raised more than $300,000 for the scholarship program.

O'Malley accepted the award for Outstanding Young Philanthropist for her work with the Kindness Kampaign. The Kindness Kampaign, created by a group of Greenville High School students, aims to spread more kindness in the world through various measures, including Pay It Forward challenges and raising money for those in need.

Westminster President Dr. Kathy Brittain Richardson and various employees, faculty, and friends of Westminster joined Pollock and O’Malley in celebrating their special night.

Watch a recap of the 26th Annual National Philantropy Day here: