A Year of Giving Back

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After days spent around the table and hitting the shopping cart with friends and family, today feels like a good day to try and spread some of that cheer to those in need. It’s GivingTuesday here in the U.S. and around the world, and to mark the occasion, Morgan & Morgan is looking back at the charitable giving and volunteering done by our more than 50 offices and over 3000 incredible employees over the last year.

In 2019, our offices and employees:

Ran in the Mississippi Blues Marathon. Proceeds went to the Mississippi Blues Commission’s Musicians’ Benevolent Fund. giving tuesday

Donated to and volunteered at the Iona House Thanksgiving food pantry giving tuesday

Ran the “Running the Bulls” 5K, with proceeds benefiting The Arc Jacksonville giving tuesday

Raised $1,200 for the New Horizons Service Dogs giving-tuesday

Participated in the Fort Myers Food Drive img_5de695517f3fb

Sponsored a Make a Wish Jacksonville event img_5de69593d5f2c

Ran the Youth Villages Memphis 5K img_5de695a55f6c1

Walked the Tampa March of Dimes img_5de695f324031

Volunteered at the CARE Foundation animal shelter img_5de6961e07d23

Walked the “Walk for Wishes” img_5de6965f166ceimg_5de6966437d2dimg_5de696753f7a3

Donated to and volunteered at the “Bags of Hope” food drive event img_5de6969308672img_5de6969886b58

And that’s just to name a few. Here are some of the other charities and organizations we had the opportunity to help over the past year:

  • The Kentucky Blood Center
  • Camp I Am Special
  • The Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund
  • Susan G. Komen
  • Bahamian Hurricane Dorian relief efforts
  • Walk for Winnie
  • The Child Cancer Fund
  • SafeHouse
  • Exchange Club Memphis
  • SHARP Musical Therapy
  • River City Pride Fest
  • HOPE Worldwide
  • Local school lunch debt relief
  • K-9LINE
  • OutMemphis
  • Coastal Pet Rescues
  • The Huntington’s Disease Society of America
  • The Ellie DIPG Fund
  • Real Good Dog Rescue
  • Jacksonville Humane Society
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • St. Sebastien Veterans Services of West Tennessee
  • U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Drive

You can get involved too! Whether it’s with your time or resources, no matter where you live there are opportunities for you to make a difference. Get a group of friends or family members together, and discover how rewarding helping those in need can be.

You can find local volunteering openings on Volunteer Match{: target=”_blank”}

, or you can just ask around your community. Hope to see you out there!

By Sholom Nemanow

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