9TH ANNUAL PHILANTRHOPY DAY CELEBRATION NOVEMBER 7, 2014
WALDORF, MD – At the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland’s 9th Annual Philanthropy Day Luncheon, the following individuals and organizations will be inducted into the Philanthropy Hall of Fame for demonstrating the qualities that define excellence in philanthropy.
The 2014 Philanthropy Hall of Fame Inductees are:
Southern Maryland Women’s League, Inc. – a group of dedicated professional women and community leaders whose mission is to help others succeed, whatever their goals are in life. In eight years, the Southern Maryland Women’s League, have provided over $150,000 to area nonprofits with a focus on Angel’s Watch, a shelter for women and children fleeing from domestic violence or homelessness in southern Maryland. Through their generous financial contributions and grants to area nonprofits, they have advanced the lives of thousands.
Margaret Dunkle – an inductee and our keynote speaker is a longtime leader and trailblazer for equal opportunity for women and girls. Ms. Dunkle was a member of a team that authored, “What Constitutes Equality for Women In Sports? Federal Law Puts Women In The Running,“ that brought attention to the disparities between the amount of attention and money spent on men’s sports, in universities and colleges, versus what was spent on women’s sports. In addition, she founded the nonprofit, Equality Center, where she pursued legislative work with Congress on issues concerning women and girls and started the Interagency Committee on Teen Pregnancy, among other things.
Mary Louise Booth Webb — the model of philanthropy, Ms. Webb truly has devoted her life to promote the
welfare of others. After retiring as a nurse from D.C.’s General Hospital; she became involved in many nonprofits. Ms. Webb has displaced herself to help displaced mothers and their families, some were family, but most complete strangers. In addition, she is the ‘motivator’ and Vice President of the African American Heritage Society, is a member of the Maryland Antique Arts Association, Past President of the Catholic Daughters at St. Mary’s Catholic Church; a member of the Garden Club and active in a variety of other initiatives.
Stephen D. and Shirley Mattingly – generous donors in the community and advocates for individuals with
disabilities. Shirley and Steve established, Stephen’s Fund to support children with disabilities, in memory of
their son, Stephen, born with Down Syndrome who passed away just before his 10th birthday from leukemia.
Southern Maryland Women’s League, Margaret Dunkle, Louise Webb and the Mattinglys’ will be honored on
Friday, November 7, 2014, 11:30 at the Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center. The public is welcomed to
join us in this celebration. The tickets are $40.00 person and you must RSVP by Monday, November 3. Your
ticket reserves your space. To purchase a ticket or sponsorship online go to www.somdgiving.org. To pay by
check, send to: CFSOMD, P.O. Box 716, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. For more information about the keynote
speaker, sponsorship levels, a complete list of annual award recipients, please go to our website:
The Community Foundation of Southern Maryland is a 501 c 3 public charity and is one of 14 community
foundations in Maryland. The Foundation acts as the fiduciary manager for philanthropic dollars in Southern
Maryland. As a vehicle for philanthropic vision and careful tax planning, the Community Foundation of
Southern Maryland enables individuals, families, and businesses to support specific nonprofits or support the
broader southern Maryland today and for years to come. Create your named endowment fund at the
Community Foundation and grants from your fund will always be tied to good works in the community.