Long-time Girl Scout Martha Webb was presented with the prestigious Excellence in Philanthropy Award as part of the Triangle Chapter of AFP’s National Philanthropy Day® recognitions on November 5, 2015. Martha was recognized for her outstanding contributions to the Triangle non-profit community, and in particular, for her support of Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines.
“I am so honored to be recognized in this way. The National Philanthropy Day theme, Change the World with a Giving Heart, aligns perfectly with the Girl Scout aim--to make the world--or at least our community--a better place,” Martha shared.
Martha has been a long-time advocate for the empowerment of girls and women through her work with various organizations throughout the Triangle. Girl Scouts holds a special place in her heart as she was a Girl Scout as was her daughter. Having served as a long-tenured service unit volunteer, board member and board chair for Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines, Martha has been an integral part of ensuring the impact and sustainability of the organization.
“Girl Scouts leadership development program for girls mirrors the process of philanthropy –discover one's own passion and the need of the community, connect with other like-minded folks to plan and prepare, and take action to improve the community. Through philanthropy –giving, volunteering and charitable engagement – our community is empowered to prosper,...