NC Attorneys Lead State-wide Food Drive for the Hungry

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The members of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) legal association are dedicated to protecting the legal rights of all North Carolinians. Each November, they also come together to fight poverty and hunger across the state.

More than 50 law offices are participating as food drop-off locations in cities across the state

This year, the annual NCAJ New Lawyers Division’s fall food drive runs from November 4 through November 22.    There are more than 50 law offices participating as food drop-off locations in cities across the state, including Asheville, Charlotte, Concord, Durham, Fayetteville, Gastonia, Greensboro, Greenville, Goldsboro, Hickory, Hillsborough, Lexington, Morehead City, Sanford, Raleigh, Winston-Salem, Wilson, and Wilmington.

All collected food will be donated to the following non-profits:

  •     Food Bank of Eastern & Central North Carolina – foodbankcenc.org
  •     Manna Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina – mannafoodbank.org
  •     Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina – secondharvestcharlotte.org
  •     Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina – hungernwnc.org
  •     Community Soup Kitchen – 112 West Oak Street in Goldsboro
  •     Hope Mission-1412 Bridges Street – Moorehead City
  •     Martha’s Mission-901 Bay Street – Moorehead City
  •     Hope Station – 309 Goldsboro Street E. – Wilson
  •     Operation Inasmuch-531 Hillsborough St. – Fayetteville
  •     Christian United Outreach Center-2885 Lee Ave – Sanford

Last year, NCAJ members donated over 4,000 pounds of food. We welcome everyone’s involvement – donate today!    There are over one million North Carolinians living in poverty who urgently need help. For a list of drop-off locations, please visit http://www.ncaj.com.

NCAJ provides continuing legal education for lawyers aimed at enhancing the quality of the legal profession, offers public education programs aimed at enhancing public access and understanding of the legal system, supports the writing of amicus briefs for the appellate courts, and advocacy work at the legislature in the areas of criminal and civil justice. The membership represents those injured by the wrongdoing of others, employees fighting for their rights in the workplace, the disabled, those addressing family problems, consumers, those in debt, and those accused of crime.

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