Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

Friend of Youth Philanthropy Award

Since 2006, Youth Council has awarded the Friend of Youth Philanthropy Award to recognize a local community member whose philanthropic support and efforts have helped instill the ethic of service and changed the lives of young people in our community.

Recipients of Youth Council's Friend of Youth Philanthropy Award include:

  • 2014 - Richard Dekeon, Northside Elementary School, Awarded posthumously 
  • 2013 - Carol Gannon, Hebrew Day School
  • 2012 - Christina Kim, Youth Council Alumni (1994-97) and Current Volunteer Advisor
  • 2011 - Cathi Duchon, Ann Arbor YMCA
  • 2010- Tom Wall, TWall Foundation
  • 2009 - John Weiss, Executive Director, Neutral Zone
  • 2009 - Connie Dunlap, Community Volunteer and Philanthropist
  • 2008 - Claire Dahl, Community Volunteer and Youth Council Advisor
  • 2007 - Phil Jenkins, Philanthropist, Rosebud Foundation