25 Charities Hand-Picked By Philadelphia Attorneys Will Be Receiving Contributions This Holiday Season

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Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano will again be spreading holiday cheer over the next 25 days by contributing to local and national charities selected by the Firm’s clients, partners, attorneys and staff.

This will be Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano’s second annual 25 Days of Giving. Over the next few weeks, the injury and disability law firm will be:            

  • Donating to charities hand-picked by the Firm’s clients, partners, attorneys, and staff
  • Volunteering in the local community
  • Holding special holiday events for the underprivileged
  • Creating cards and care packages

Pond Lehocky will be supporting the below organizations and charities this holiday season:
Day 1: Wigs and Wishes, which provides wigs and grants wishes to individuals battling cancer.
Day 2: Special Olympics of New Jersey, which provides sports training and athletic competition to children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Day 3: Cards for Hospitalized Kids, a national organization that collects handmade cards from across the globe to distribute to hospitalized kids in need all year long.
Day 4: Back on My Feet, an organization that uses running to combat homelessness.
Day 5: Project HOME, a Philadelphia-based housing and learning center helping adults, children, and families break the cycle of homelessness.
Day 6: Child Promise, an organization which supports housing and educational services for foster children.
Day 7: Pennsylvania SPCA, a 100-percent donor funded animal rescue center with multiple locations throughout the state.
Day 8: Omega Horse Rescue & Rehabilitation Center, a local organization that educates about equine care, legislates for humane treatment of horses and finds homes for horses in need.
Day 9: Alzheimer’s Association, a national organization supporting research, care, and advocacy for those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
Day 10: Susan B. Komen, a national organization funding research to prevent and cure breast cancer.
Day 11: WePAC, the West Philadelphia Alliance for Children, promotes childhood literacy by engaging volunteers to reopen and staff libraries and promote academic mentoring.
Day 12: Families Forward Philadelphia, the city’s largest emergency shelter for families and travelers providing advice, guidance, protection, and shelter since 1915.
Day 13: Operation Gratitude, a national organization supporting U.S. Military and First Responder communities by sending care packages and letters to deployed soldiers and to their children at home.
Day 14: Lupus Foundation of America, the only national organization devoted to solving the mystery of lupus.
Day 15: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the world’s largest organization that supports research and advocacy for blood cancer treatment. The firm donated money to fund further research to find a cure for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and myeloma.
Day 16: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, which leads the fight against Type I diabetes through funding research, advocacy and accelerating access to therapies.
Day 17: Orthopedics at Nemours, one of the largest and most widely respected pediatric orthopedics practices in the United States. The Frim delivered toys to the hospital for the orthopedics department to hand out to children.
Day18: Rock Ministries of Philadelphia, a boxing and mentorship program in Kensington, Philadelphia, serving over 5,000 kids through sports, arts, music, mentoring and Bible studies, and providing food to the needy in the community.
Day 19: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Reach Out and Read, a program to give children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together.
Day 20: Sidney Hillman Apartments, a subsidized assisted living community for older adults in Philadelphia. Staff members brought holiday treats to the 275+ elderly and disabled residents.
Day21: No Kid Hungry, a national organization helping to fight childhood hunger and teaching kids and their families to cook healthy, affordable meals.
Day 22: Team Foster, founded by Pond Lehocky Associate Nick Liermann, raises money to partner service dogs with veterans suffering from combat-related disabilities including PTSD and traumatic brain injuries.
Day 23: National Stroke Association, a national organization devoted to reducing the incidence and impact of strokes.
Day 24: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the world’s leading organization in searching for a cure from cystic fibrosis.
Day 25: Salvation Army, the nation’s largest faith-based charity serving 30+ million Americans every year through service-based programs.

A new gift will be revealed each day of December: follow along to see what we are doing and learn about important charities in need this holiday season and beyond.

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Founded by partners Samuel Pond, Jerry Lehocky, David Stern and Thomas Giordano Jr., the law firm of Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano opened its doors in Philadelphia of July 2010 with six attorneys and only 22 total staff members. Today, as the largest Social Security disability and workers’ compensation firm in PA with the most certified workers’ compensation specialists, Pond Lehocky boasts 12 office locations with more than 30 attorneys and 200 staff members nationwide.

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