The Chester County Community Foundation honored Gawthrop Greenwood, PC attorney Patrick O’Donnell with a Door Opener Award for his philanthropic work while serving as an estate attorney. Flanked by CCCF President and CEO Karen Simmons, CCCF Board Chair Anthony Morris, State Sen. Andy Dinniman, Chester County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone and West Chester Mayor Dianne Herrin, O’Donnell accepted the award with gratitude.
CCCF says, “Each year, the Chester County Community Foundation grants the Door Opener Award to a professional advisor who takes the initiative to bring legacy philanthropy to the attention of their clients. The Community Foundation is pleased to spotlight Patrick C. O’Donnell, Esq. as this year’s Door Opener, as a result of estate planning work undertaken with Nancy Petersen. He is recognized… for his distinguished efforts in opening doors to legacy philanthropy to clients and colleagues. Known far and wide for his longstanding civic engagement, Pat is of counsel at Gawthrop Greenwood, PC. He focuses on municipal, land use and estate issues.”
O’Donnell states, “I am happy to have brought Nancy’s legacy to the capable hands of the Chester County Community Foundation, where her impact will live on in perpetuity. Nancy’s passion for her community, demonstrated through her active engagement, will serve as a model for organizations hoping to increase capacity building and fulfill their missions.”