Hearts of Gold Gala Honors Seven

The Community Foundation of East Central Illinois hosted its fourth annual Hearts of Gold Gala May 17, 2018, at the Champaign Country Club in Champaign. The event celebrated and honored seven local philanthropists making a difference in East Central Illinois.

Hearts of Gold Award Recipients:

  • Mohammad Al-Heeti
  • Charles D. Cowger
  • Donna Mayer
  • Cesar M’Nyampara
  • Vickie Tolf

2018 Kyle and Phyllis Robeson Philanthropy Award:

  • Jane Hays and Dave Downey

In addition to recognizing these individuals who have made east central Illinois a better place to be — in big ways and small — the attendees heard about the exciting ways the Community Foundation has continued “to be a leader and catalyst for long-term philanthropic assistance to the residents of east central Illinois.