DVLF Announces their 2012 Hero Nominees May 2, 2012
by: John Moeller Jr., Press Release
Philadelphia, PA - The Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) is excited to announce their 2012 HEROES nominees in the following categories:
Individual HERO Award:
Adriana "Andi" Rivera
Soheila Nikpour "Gigi"
Youth HERO Award:
Straight Ally HERO Award:
Nonprofit Organization HERO Award:
Greater Philadelphia Flag Football League
GALAEI (Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative)
The Upper Delaware GLBT Center, Inc.
National Nonprofit Organization HERO Award:
Business/Corporation HERO Award:
These individuals and organizations represent the top three nominees in each category. Awards will be announced at the HEROES 2012 event on Sunday, June 3rd from noon until 3 p.m. This year's event will feature a new venue, Sofitel Philadelphia, and a new format including a buffet brunch. Space is limited, so purchase your tickets and sponsorships today at www.dvlf.org. Proceeds raised through HEROES will help the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund accomplish its mission to increase philanthropy and grantmaking to the LGBTI and straight ally communities throughout the Delaware Valley.
About the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund
The Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) is a nonprofit organization that strives to increase philanthropy and grantmaking to support the community needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI) and straight-allied communities. DVLF advances philanthropy for the LGBTI community through endowment building, fundraising, community outreach and education. Its current endowment now stands at over $900,000. DVLF was founded in 1993 through a partnership with The Philadelphia Foundation. Established in 1918, The Philadelphia Foundation is the third oldest and one of the largest community foundations in the country, with assets exceeding $350 million. It seeks to develop, manage and allocate community resources in partnership with donors and grantees, to build on community assets, and to promote empowerment, leadership and civic participation among underserved groups. The Philadelphia Foundation practices and encourages diversity, equality and inclusiveness as fundamental values of community life. For more information, visit www.dvlf.org.