2013

February - Hoxworth Blood Center Drive

On February 13th, LSR partnered with Hoxworth Blood Center by holding a donor drive with the firm's employees. In coordinating this drive, participating employees were able to successfully donate 32 units of blood for patients in our community! For information regarding becoming a blood donor, please visit www.hoxworth.org.

May - Hoxworth Blood Center Drive

On May 9th, LSR joined forces with Hoxworth Blood Center by holding our second donor drive of the year. In coordinating this drive, participating employees were able to successfully donate 28 units of blood for patients in our community! We are excited about continuing our efforts with the Hoxworth Blood Center. For information regarding becoming a blood donor, please visit www.hoxworth.org.

May - American Red Cross

During the week of May 18th, LSR held Casual Days for a Cause to raise money to benefit the American Red Cross and the disaster relief efforts for all of those affected by the tornadoes that swept through Oklahoma and the Midwest. Together, LSR employees were able to raise $2,720.00!

July - Casual Days for a Cause!

During the week of July 22nd, LSR hosted Casual Days for a Cause to raise money in support of the American Cancer Society and Be the Match, a National Marrow Donor Program. Together, LSR employees were able to successfully raise $1,241.00 for Be the Match and $1,245.00 for The American Cancer Society!

August - Superhero Run for Kids benefiting ProKids

On August 16th, participating LSR attorneys partnered with the Cincinnati Bar Association for the 17th annual Superhero Run for Kids. This 5K charity event, benefitting ProKids, was a great way to show our support for a local charity. For more information on how you can support ProKids, visit www.prokids.org.

August - Hoxworth Blood Center Drive

On August 15th, LSR partnered with Hoxworth Blood Center for our third donor drive this year. In coordinating this drive, participating employees were able to successfully donate 32 units of blood for patients in our community! We are excited about our continuing efforts with Hoxworth Blood Center. For more information regarding becoming a blood donor, please visit www.hoxworth.org.

August - Casual Days for a Cause

During the week of August 12th, LSR hosted Casual Days for a Cause to raise money in support of two local charities: ProKids and Crayons to Computers. Together, LSR employees were able to successfully raise $1,191.00 for ProKids and $1,142.00 for Crayons to Computers! For more information on these charities please visit www.prokids.org and http://www.crayons2computers.org

August - National Marrow Donor Program Donor Drive

On August 2nd, LSR partnered with Be the Match, a National Marrow Donor Program, to host our first donor drive. In coordinating this drive, 19 employees voluntarily joined the Be the Match registry in hopes of making a difference to a patient in need. For more information regarding the Be the Match Program, please visit www.bethematch.org .

September - Susan G: Komen Race for the Cure

During the week of September 9th, LSR employees participated in Casual Days for the Cure where funds were raised for the Susan G. Komen research fund. Participating employees were able to successfully raise $2,016.00 to support this cause! In addition to the Casual Days for the Cure, LSR also had 28 employees register to participate in the Race for the Cure 5K or 10K races that were held on Saturday, September 14th, 2013.

For more information on how you can locally support the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, please visit http://www.komencincinnati.org.

October - Health and Wellness Fair:

On October 18th LSR partnered with several vendors in the Cincinnati area to host our annual Health and Wellness Fair. This event included free health screenings, interactive displays, health demonstrations and the opportunity for employees to hold conversations with informative individuals from several areas of expertise. In addition to the numerous vendors present, this was also an opportunity for employees to visit the flu shot clinic we had on site to receive their annual flu shot.

November - Freestore Foodbank

During the week of November 25th, LSR hosted casual days for a cause to raise money for the Freestore Foodbank. The Freestore Foodbank is a local organization that annually distributes over 19 million meals to more than 275 non-profit agencies, including community centers, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, and various non-profit outreach centers in the 20 counties that they serve. This year, LSR employees were able to successfully raise $2,349.00 to assist with providing meals to those in need in our area. For more information on how you can help, please visit www.fsfbmedia.org.

November - Casual Days for a Cause

During the week of November 12th, LSR hosted Casual Days for a Cause to raise money in support of the American Red Cross - Typhoon Appeal. The monetary donations received will assist with the aid being provided to the areas recently affected Typhoon Haiyan. Together, LSR employees were able to successful raise $1,678.00 for this cause. For more information on how you can help, please visit www.redcross.org.

November - Hoxworth Blood Center Drive

On November 6th, LSR partnered with Hoxworth Blood Center for our fourth donor drive this year. In coordinating this drive, participating employees were able to successfully donate 25 units of blood for patients in our community! We are excited about our continuing efforts with Hoxworth Blood Center. For more information regarding becoming a blood donor, please visit www.hoxworth.org.

December - Marine Toys For Tots Foundation

LSR is proud to continue our support of the Marine Toys For Tots Foundation each year. During the week of December 16th, employees were permitted to dress casually by making a toy donation or a monetary donation to the Toys For Tots Foundation. This year, LSR employees were able to collect numerous toys, as well as monetary donations in the amount of $1,400.00 to benefit this local charity. For more information on how you can help, please visit: ToysForTots.org


December - Founder's Award - Richard M. Rothfuss

Richard M. Rothfuss of Lerner, Sampson & Rothfuss recently received the USFN Founder's Award for his service and dedication to the USFN.

This award was established in 1998 to recognize outstanding contributions to the development and growth of USFN during an individual's career.

The award recipient must have demonstrated a deep and abiding commitment to the USFN, and epitomize the character and ideals of the founders of the USFN.
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December - Child Focus Angel Tree

This holiday season, LSR and its employees continue to be a proud supporter of Child Focus by sponsoring two families, for a total of eight children, with our annual Child Focus Angel Tree. Child Focus provides families with a wide range of services around the community, and LSR employees are able to provide for these families by purchasing toys, clothing and household items. For more information on how you can help, please visit www.child-focus.org.