Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist

| November 21, 2018

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TDC Companies was honored to join a host of Northwest Ohio leaders on National Philanthropy Day to receive the award as Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Northwest Ohio Chapter. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners and out heartfelt thanks for helping make Northwest Ohio a better place.

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