Bellevue, WA – Roger Reynolds, volunteer for Outdoors For All Foundation, received Honorable Mention for philanthropic excellence in the eleventh annual Invest in Others Awards.
The Invest in Others Charitable Foundation established its awards program to recognize the charitable work of financial advisors and financial services firms in communities across the country and around the world.
Financial advisors are nominated by their peers for actively giving back to non-profits to improve their communities and make a difference in the lives of others. Hundreds of inspirational nominations for the Invest in Others Awards were received this year and reviewed by a diverse panel of leaders in the financial services industry. Those earning Honorable Mention were selected based on their leadership, dedication, contribution, inspiration, and impact on a non-profit and the community it serves.
Roger Reynolds has been an active volunteer with the Outdoors for All Foundation since 1991. He gave his time and talents as a volunteer ski instructor in which he coached skiing instruction for individuals with disabilities. Years of service later, he joined the Board and served as a Board Vice President. After 2006, he continued his service through financial counsel as the foundation grew their financial aid endowment from $13,000 to $700,000 in just six years. Last year, they were able to award $139,266 in financial aid to hundreds of injured veterans, stroke survivors, children with autism, and many others with disabilities seeking financial help.
The eleventh annual Invest in Others Awards Gala, a premier event attended by over 500 financial advisors and financial services executives, is September 28, 2017 in New York City. Awards will be presented in the following categories: Catalyst, Community Service, Global Community Impact, Volunteer of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, and Corporate Philanthropy.
About the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation
The inspiration for the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation came directly from the financial advisors who invest in others by giving back to their communities with overwhelming generosity and dedication. Since its founding in 2006, Invest in Others has amplified these efforts by providing a platform for advisors to increase awareness, visibility, and funding to their favorite non-profits. For more information, visit www.investinothers.org.