Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 13, 2014
The members of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) legal association are dedicated to protecting the rights of all North Carolinians, representing 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.
Each November, they also come together to fight poverty and hunger across the state.
This year, the annual NCAJ New Lawyers Division’s fall food drive runs from November 10 through November 25. There are more than 40 law offices participating as food drop-off locations in cities across the state, including Cary, Charlotte, Dunn, Durham, Gastonia, Greensboro, Greenville, Hickory, Hillsborough, Jacksonville, Raleigh, Rocky Mount, Salisbury, Sanford, Smithfield, Sylva, Wilkesboro, Wilmington, Wilson, Winston Salem, and Yadkinville.
Last year, NCAJ members donated over 11,000 pounds of food. All collected food will be donated:
- 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 – Morehead City
- Martha’s Mission-901 Bay Street – Morehead City
- Hope Station – 309 Goldsboro Street E. – Wilson
- Christian United Outreach Center-2885 Lee Ave – Sanford
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.