The Be Brave For Life 2016 Hike-A-Thon will be held in remembrance of Sage Edward Jackson Schermerhorn, born March 31, 2016, died June 25, 2016. An Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) – rare, atypical, and devastating condition took Sage’s short life. Help us to honor his legacy by supporting research and awareness for these types of conditions.
Riley just was awarded an AFP Youth in Philanthropy award for Northern New England.
On November 3, 2016 Riley will be honored at the Association of Fundraising Professionals Northern New England (AFP NNE) Chapter Annual Conference in Portland Maine for her work with Be Brave For Life. The AFP-Demont Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) Committee unanimously selected Riley as the 2016 YIP Award winner and the recipient of a $5,000 scholarship. The award recognizes service by an individual aged 10 to 17 who demonstrates outstanding commitment to the community through direct financial support, development of charitable programs, volunteering, and leadership in philanthropy. In a joint statement, AFP-NNE President Jeff Fuller and Robert Demont, Demont Associates President, said “Sponsorship of this award provides us and our colleagues with as much satisfaction as anything we do each year, so we are honored to highlight Riley’s commitment to leading others in her humble way.”