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AG's office, state bar partner for statewide food drive

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Attorney General Greg Zoeller, the Indiana State Bar Association and Feeding Indiana’s Hungry have announced details of the fourth annual March Against Hunger food drive.

In March Against Hunger, law firms compete to raise the most donations – either of non-perishable foods or direct monetary contributions – for Indiana’s 11 regional food banks. To meet increased need, the food drive will last the entire month of March rather than two weeks, as it has in years past.  

"Food banks across the state have been struggling to keep up with the needs of the hungry that have increased due to the long recession," Zoeller said. "For the fourth year, I am calling upon the members of my profession to step up and do what attorneys do best – serve the interests of others.”
 
In 2011, 50 law firms in Indiana and Kentucky participated in the March Against Hunger and donated more than 6,000 pounds of food and $27,574 – which combined is the equivalent of 143,986 pounds (or 72 tons) of assistance.

The Attorney General’s Cup will be awarded to the four firms that raise the most donations in their competitive category – large firm, medium firm, small firm/solo practitioner and public/nonprofit.

Law firms from the states immediately surrounding Indiana may participate in food drive, and firms may sign up to participate online.

 

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