Members of PilieroMazza’s Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and Events Committee recently organized a “Trivia for Good” Jeopardy game night. It was a lively, friendly competition involving the Firm’s attorneys and support staff competing to donate dollars to five charities. Below is more information on the charities receiving donations. Special thanks to Emmanuel Elone and Adam Kuester for organizing the event.
Operation Renewed Hope Foundation
Operation Renewed Hope Foundation has helped hundreds of homeless and at-risk Veterans secure safe, permanent homes—and overcome the root causes of homelessness and instability in their lives. Visit their website for more information.
The Innocence Project
The Innocence Project, founded in 1992 by Peter Neufeld and Barry Scheck at Cardozo School of Law, exonerates the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and reforms the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice. Visit their website for more information.
The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center
The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center transforms lives by providing free legal assistance to individuals, nonprofit organizations, and small businesses through volunteer lawyers. Beyond that, it provides training and resources for attorneys who want to assist. Visit their website for more information.
Against Malaria Foundation
The Against Malaria Foundation provides long-lasting insecticidal nets to populations at high risk of malaria, primarily in Africa. 100% of your donation will buy nets. Visit their website for more information.
Court Appointed Special Advocates
Court Appointed Special Advocates recruits, trains, and supports volunteers of all backgrounds to serve as the court’s eyes and ears in the lives of foster children. CASAs make recommendations to the court about what is in a child’s best interests, from schools to services, and even ultimately who they should live with. Visit their website for more information.