A Win for the Troops!

09.17.19 | Permalink

Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell shipped 44 packages to 15 units serving in the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, Qatar and Africa

The Rumberger team pulled out another win for the troops sending fall-themed packages across the globe to soldiers, sailors and marines serving overseas. The “football and s’mores” packages were filled with graham crackers, marshmallows and chocolate bars to make s’mores, mini footballs, snacks, treats and all of the personal care items that are either expensive or difficult to come by for military troops serving in remote locations.

“Items we take for granted every day, like soap, razors, baby powder, toothpaste, wipes, sunscreen and socks, are treasures to these service men and women,” explained Lisa Griffin, a legal assistant at the firm who began this program more than 10 years ago and coordinates shipments 3-4 times a year.

“Our goal is to make sure they know how much they are appreciated,” she added.  “In addition to the personal care items, we like to include treats, snacks, coffee and drink mixes to make the packages extra special.”

Every few months, the Rumberger team donates all of the supplies and money to cover purchasing additional supplies and shipping, as well as their personal time to pack boxes during their lunch hour.

“I’m always so thankful each time for the magnificent support that makes these shipments possible,” said Lisa.  “We even get help from our partners including Orange Legal and Milestone Reporting."

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BBQ and Bingo with the Vets

09.12.19 | Permalink

Vaughn Glinton and Robert Barton honored our veterans at the VA Domiciliary in Baldwin Park as part of the Orange County Bar Association Young Lawyers’ BBQ & Bingo event. The group spent the evening playing Bingo and donated requested items for the vets.



 

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Rebecca Arends Joins the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Board of Trustees, Suncoast Chapter

08.22.19 | Permalink

Congratulations to Rebecca Arends who was appointed to the Suncoast Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Board of Trustees. Her three-year term runs from August 2019 through June 30, 2022.

Rebecca’s personal connection with Leukemia drives her motivation to serve the organization and help to reach its mission. During her first year of law school in 2013, Rebecca was given a pre-diagnosis of Leukemia and spent nine months in treatment at Florida Cancer Specialists until she was officially cleared in 2014.

In 2016, the Suncoast Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society asked Rebecca to be develop and lead the Young Professional Council, a board of 30 young professionals from throughout the Tampa Bay Community dedicated to the fight against blood cancers. She chaired the Young Professional Council for the last three years raising over $30,000 for blood cancer treatment, most of which has gone directly back into the Tampa Bay community for local patients. 

About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS): LLS is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.

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