September 22, 2021

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Feeding Southwest Virginia among businesses identified for 2021 Legal Foods Frenzy initiative

SALEM, Va. (WFXR) – Feeding Southwest Virginia recently wrapped up its participation in the 15th yearly statewide “Legal Food Frenzy.”

A complete of 21 regulation offices and organizations in the area joined in the helpful opposition, web hosting a assortment of resourceful activities created to raise foods and money for their nearby foods lender.

Collectively, these corporations lifted above $41,000 to support Feeding Southwest Virginia in 2021.

Statewide, all firms taking part lifted in excess of $350,000 or the equivalent of 1.4 million kilos of foods for all 7 Virginia Federation Foods Banking companies.

At a digital awards ceremony on June 17, Commonwealth Legal professional Typical Mark Herring presented awards to 3 distinct corporations from Southwest Virginia – the 1st time the region has had 3 contributing firms identified for remarkable generosity in the exact same yr.

This also marks the to start with time a collaborating law firm from Southwest Virginia has at any time gained the campaign’s best award, “The Legal professional General’s Cup.”

This year’s Legal Food stuff Frenzy winners from Southwest Virginia:

  • Legal professional General’s Cup (general, statewide winner, 5+ workforce): The Law Business office of James Metal PLLC gained the award by elevating over $12,000 throughout this year’s marketing campaign, or the rough equivalent of 6,000 lbs of meals for every personnel. The Law Business of James Steele is the first these winner from SWVA.
  • Statewide Large Company Per Capita Winner (100+ staff): Gentry Locke Attorneys also won their category for most money lifted per capita in the Commonwealth by any massive agency, supporting to present the equal of approximately 419 pounds of food for each staff.
  • FSWVA Regional Award Winner (<100 employees): Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, in their first year participating in the campaign, won the regional award for SWVA among firms with less than 100 employees, helping to raise the equivalent of 543 pounds of food per employee.

“2021’s Legal Food Frenzy has been the biggest ever for Feeding Southwest Virginia. We so appreciate our local legal organizations joining the fight against hunger in our region in such a big way especially this year. Their generosity will make a lasting difference in the lives of others.”

Pamela Irvine, Feeding Southwest Virginia CEO

Statewide and regional award categories recognized offices that raised the most support on a per capita basis. Support was measured by both the amount of money raised and by points earned through early registration and referral of new participants to the campaign.

Legal Food Frenzy is a statewide food and fund drive taking place each April with support from the Office of the Attorney General of Virginia, the Virginia Bar Association Division of Young Lawyers and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks.

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