Then when I looked a couple hours later and again this morning… that figure shrunk to $8,400, bringing the 2015 Campaign even closer to the mark.
Novak, campaign co-chair alongside Arline Santiago and Bill Lowe. “Every year the legal community’s support for the CFJ makes me proud of Rochester. Many parts of the country do not support legal representation for the poor the way we do here.”
Novak also acknowledged the “civic-mindedness is not limited to the legal community. Buckingham Properties, Elite Reporting and many other companies have provided significant support to the effort.”
Of equally exciting news, payment for most (78%) of the pledges has already been received, with the Campaign running through March 31.
“I am very thankful for all the support the Campaign has received,” added Santiago, ESL general counsel (pictured below with VLSP Executive Director Sheila Gaddis).
Written by Nora A. Jones