Spreading Joy Across the Globe: Rumberger, Kirk, & Caldwell Shipped 74 Packages to U.S. Military Troops Serving Overseas

12.13.18 | Permalink

The holiday care packages contain personal hygiene items along with snacks and treats for hundreds of men and women serving in Korea, the Middle East and other remote locations.

For the last ten years, Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell has been sending shipments overseas to men and women serving in the most remote locations ensuring that personnel stationed around the world will enjoy good wishes during the holiday season. The packages contain everyday items often taken for granted—toothpaste, shaving cream and razors, wet wipes, socks, coffee and flavored drink mixes.

What began in 2008 as a shipment for legal assistant Lisa Griffin’s son, has grown into an ongoing program where the firm ships 40-80 boxes that reach hundreds of service men and women every 3-4 months. To date, the firm has sent an estimated 1500 packages overseas! Lisa is the heart of the program. She sends reminders for staff to donate supplies, collects and organizes the supplies, manages the requests for packages and coordinates the shipment.

Although Lisa’s son is no longer deployed, she keeps this program going because it is so important to her that the men and women working for us know that we care. “When they get one of these boxes, they know that people they don’t even know care about what they are doing and care about our freedom,” she said. “And, it truly makes their day!”

“What’s most amazing is the support of this great law firm,” said Lisa after finishing up the lastest shipment on Thursday, December 13. “Everyone is so generous of their time, money and spirt to keep the program going. This takes a team to pull this off and I’m very thankful for the support we receive from our team, our partners, and our vendors,” she added. 


Bookmark and Share ​

Recent Updates

09.25.19  Rumberger Welcomes New Associates  Read Article >>

09.17.19  A Win for the Troops!  Read Article >>

09.12.19  BBQ and Bingo with the Vets  Read Article >>

08.22.19  Rebecca Arends Joins the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Board of Trustees, Suncoast Chapter  Read Article >>

08.14.19  Out and about in the Community: Delivering Backpacks for Back to School  Read Article >>

08.02.19  A Call to Duty – Steve Berlin's Path to West Point and Beyond  Read Article >>

08.02.19  Another Mock Trial in the Books!  Read Article >>

07.23.19  Designing Success: Meredith Lees Employs Creative Strategies in Her Professional and Personal Life  Read Article >>

07.18.19  Samantha Duke: Having a Career and Family are not Mutually Exclusive  Read Article >>

06.28.19  From the Classroom to the Courtroom, Fred Clarke Talks about His Journey into Law and His Many Interests Outside the Courtroom  Read Article >>

view all

© Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell Attorneys At Law Web site hosted on the FirmWise platform