Brayton Purcell Sponsors "Breakfast of Champions" Fundraiser for the Family Service Agency of Marin

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Brayton Purcell is pleased to be a Presenting Sponsor at the "Breakfast of Champions" fundraising event benefitting the Family Service Agency of Marin. The event supports the FSA's 2008 Enrichment Project.

Brayton Purcell is pleased to be a Presenting Sponsor at the "Breakfast of Champions" fundraiser benefitting the Family Service Agency of Marin (FSA). This breakfast event will kick off the FSA's fundraising campaign for its 2008 Enrichment Project geared toward the prevention and treatment of child abuse.

"Breakfast of Champions" will be held at the Mill Valley Community Center, 180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley, California, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on May 16. At the breakfast, Deborah Santana, a San Francisco Bay Area author and philanthropist, will be honored. In 2007, Ms. Santana was a Marin Women's Hall of Fame honoree for her work with the Milagro Foundation. The Foundation provides grants to children in 35 states and 30 countries in the areas of health, education and the arts. Pam Cook, KTVU news anchor, will be the Mistress of Ceremonies.

Family Service Agency of Marin Provides Hope to the Families of Marin

The FSA began life in 1943 as a USO Traveler's Aid Unit to meet the needs of workers arriving from across the United States to work in shipyards located in Marin County during World War II. At that time, the agency offered counseling, financial, and employment services. In 1945, when the Traveler's Aid Unit was set to be disbanded, the agency's staff as well as the residents of Marin banded together to keep it alive and the FSA was born. Since then, the FSA has steadily expanded their services ensuring that the counseling and assistance they provide are both cost effective and culturally relevant to the community they serve. Each year, FSA provides 7,000 children, adults and families with affordable and caring mental health services. To learn more about the FSA, please visit the FSA's web site.

Brayton Purcell's Role in the Community

Brayton Purcell, a California-based law firm specializing in asbestos law throughout the United States, believes strongly in supporting both its local community and national causes. Many of the firm's clients worked around asbestos in Bay Area shipyards.

Other local events and groups that Brayton Purcell supports include the Novato Human Needs Center; Labor Day At the Lake; Climb California, Bike for Breath and Blow the Whistle on Asthma benefitting the Amercian Lung Association; Stepping Out to Celebrate Life benefitting the Breast Cancer Foundation; and Bowl for Kids' Sake which benefits Big Brothers, Big Sisters. National groups include the American Heart Association, the Alzheimer's Association, and the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization. To learn more about the law firm, please visit Brayton Purcell's web site.

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