Heart Screening and Sports Physical Event Sponsor

Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys is proud to once again be a community sponsor of a Las Vegas Sports Foundation pre-participation physical evaluation and heart screening event for local student-athletes.Las Vegas Sports Physical and Heart Screening Event

The January 31st event is the sports foundation’s first physical and heart screening event for the year and will be held at First Person Care Clinic in downtown Las Vegas at 1200 S. Fourth Street for student-athletes ages 10 to 18.

Student athletes are required to pre-register for the free event by January 25, 2015. Visit lvsportz.com for more details.

Community Partners of the 2015 MLK Expo

Our Las Vegas personal injury law firms have joined in partnership with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Expo “Day of Opportunity.” The expo is a special birthday tribute to the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and is presented today (Thursday, January 15) by the Black Music Association Academy of America at the Silverton Casino in the Veil Pavilion.

2015 MLK Expo Community Partners

Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys in a Community Partner of the 2015 MLK Expo


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Thank You Letter from Campagna Academy

Elena Dwyre, CEO of Campagna Academy in Schererville, Indiana sent the following “Thank You” letter for supporting their Caring Fund Drive for Kids:Campagna Academy Thank You Letter

 

Donations to the Caring Fund Drive for Kids is used to help provide a safe and caring environment for young people throughout Northwest Indiana to learn necessary life skills to become productive, young adults with a brighter future.  Learn more about Campagna Academy at campagnaacademy.org.

Christmas Donations to Underprivileged Families

Our law firm was given the opportunity by a Las Vegas Valley school counselor to adopt two underprivileged families from Fremont Middle School.

Each family was asked to put together a wish list of items they would appreciate receiving for Christmas. Our staff members took each list to heart and the final outcome looked like this:

Christmas donations for 2 Freemont Middle School Families

The following message was shared with us expressing the gracious reaction of one of the families:

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Donated Items to Support Campagna Academy

Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys’ Merrillville, Indiana and Chicago, Illinois personal injury law firms donated over 50 games and puzzles, and provided a $500 cash contribution to Campagna Academy.Campagna Academy

Our Indiana and Illinois law team originally heard about the Academy’s need for games and recreational items through Pastor Jim Clark of Dyer Methodist Church located in Dyer, Indiana. The church is less than 5 miles southeast of where the Academy is located.

The donations will directly assist the Academy’s tireless efforts to provide hope, encouragement, and support to at-risk and disadvantaged children, youth, and families throughout Northwest Indiana.

Campagna Academy – Restoring Hope… Building Dreams

Campagna Academy was originally founded over 60 years ago as Hoosier Boys’ Town. Today the non-profit service agency serves over 350 at-risk boys, girls, and families by providing educational and supportive services to help them continuously advance their mission of “Restoring Hope and Building Dreams.” Learn more about Campagna Academy at www.campagnaacademy.org.

$7,500 Donation to KLUC Toy Drive

Glen Lerner Gives BackEach year Las Vegas radio station 98.5 KLUC’s radio show Chet Buchanan and the Morning Zoo holds 12 days of giving to accept toys and bicycle donations on behalf of Help of Southern Nevada to benefit local families and hundreds of nonprofit agencies.

On the eighth day of giving of the 98.5 KLUC Toy Drive, Glen Lerner stopped by to drop-off a donation of $7,500. The law firm’s contribution will be used to purchase more toys, more bikes, and more gifts cards to help brighten the holidays of disadvantaged children and those in need in Southern Nevada.

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2014 Pahrump Christmas Toy Run

For the second year in a row Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys is supporting Oasis Outreach and Tribe Motorcycle Club’s (Tribe MC) Annual Christmas Toy Run. This year over 115 motorcycle riders are expected to cruise through Pahrump on Sunday, December 14 delivering toys, food, and other holiday treats to 107 kids, to include 38 families total; no family in need is turned away. oasis-outreach

Glen Lerner Gives Back

Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys donated $200 toward the Christmas Toy Run and participated as a toy and food collection station.

A second, smaller Christmas Toy Run will take place on Monday, December 22 to reach additional children and families. Other families are expected to pick-up toys and food donations directly from Oasis Outreach located at 1061 East 2nd Street, Pahrump, Nevada prior to December 25.

Oasis Outreach’s Year Round Assistance

In addition to the annual Christmas Toy Run, Oasis Outreach operates a food offering center year round. Please contact Red or Joann Pillman at 775-727-6931 for further details regarding family assistive services provided by Oasis Outreach, in addition to donation and volunteer opportunities.

 

Donations received at the law office for the 2014 Annual Christmas Toy Run:

Title I Hope Thank You Letter

Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys received a letter of gratitude from a family member of one of the 23 students who received a $50 Smith’s Grocery Store gift card from our law firm this past Thanksgiving. Each of the 23 students is part of the Title I Hope: Homeless Outreach Program for Education and is either displaced and lives in a shelter or weekly hotel, or with extended family members.

 Thank You Letter from Title I Hope Student's Family

Thank You Letter from Title I Hope Student’s Family

Title I Hope services work to remove barriers for homeless students within the Clark County School District (CCSD) through open school enrollment and personnel educational programs that assist parents and unaccompanied youth achieve educational goals and access supportive options under the McKinney-Vento federal law.

Fast Facts Provided by CCSD

There were 314,643 students enrolled for the 2013-2014 school year in the Clark County School District.

Approximately 3% of the students enrolled (over 9,284) were identified as homeless.

Contact CCSD to learn more about Title I Hope services and how you can support and get involved with the program by calling 702-799-5000.

Note of Thanks from Nye County School District

Linda Fitzgibbons with the Nye County School District sent us the following note of thanks for our support of the McKinney-Vento (M-V) Homeless Children’s Program: Nye County School District Thank You Note

McKinney-Vento (M-V) Homeless Children’s Program

Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys is pleased to support the Nye County School District. Our partnership with the school district has provided opportunities to give back through donations that benefit the McKinney-Vento (M-V) Homeless Children’s Program.

The M-V Program was designed to address the problems that homeless children and unaccompanied youth face in enrolling, attending, and succeeding in school. School enrollment and retention barriers that homeless children most frequently face, include: transportation, immunization requirements, residency requirements, providing birth certificates, and legal guardianship requirements.

If you know of a child in Nye County Nevada who could benefit from this program, please contact the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth Higher Education Helpline by calling 1 (855) 446-2673 (toll-free), via email at highered@naehcy.org, or online at naehcy.org/educational-resources/helpline.