Justice Served, an annual campaign to combat hunger led by New York City’s legal community, raised more than $139,000 this winter.
Since its inception three years ago, the campaign has raised enough money to provide more than 1.5 million meals to hungry New Yorkers. The number of companies participating has tripled since its 2016 launch.
Participating firms include Cadwalader, Ropes & Gray, Skadden, Jones Day, Carter Ledyard & Milburn, Alston & Bird, Dentons US, O’Melveny, Weil Gotshal, Kramer Levin, McLaughlin & Stern, Paul Weiss, Sidley Austin, White & Case and the legal departments of Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo.
The volunteer portion of the Justice Served campaign runs all year long. Food Bank relies upon 800 volunteers per week.
The Justice Served participants will be honored at Food Bank’s annual dinner on April 17. Tables can be purchased by visiting https://www.foodbanknyc.org/events/2018-can-awards-dinner/.
Food Bank For New York City provides 62 million meals annually to 1.5 million New Yorkers through a network of 1,000 charities and schools.
For more information on the campaign, the Can Do Awards Dinner and volunteer opportunities, contact Brigid Palcic at email@example.com or 212-566-7855 Ext. 1619 or visit https://www.foodbanknyc.org/events/justice-served/