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Law firm collecting supplies for volunteer trip

IL Staff
November 11, 2009
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A Carmel law firm is collecting donations of toys, clothing, school supplies, and other items in anticipation of a Thanksgiving week trip to orphanages in Nicaragua. Jocham Harden Dimick Jackson attorneys Stephenie Jocham and Michele Jackson, and director of business development Amber Burton Small, will travel with a group of volunteers to work with children and distribute clothing, toys, and medical and school supplies. The group will also help host a baseball clinic and use the event to promote literacy.

The trip is coordinated through The Fatherless Foundation, Inc., a tax-exempt charity founded by Jackson. The law firm is accepting donations of baseball equipment; clothing for children age 1-15; school supplies; over-the-counter medications for babies and children; and hygiene items for babies and children. The firm will also accept monetary donations for the orphanages; checks should be made to The Fatherless Foundation.

Donations are being accepted through Nov. 20 and may be dropped off at the firm's office at 11450 N. Meridian St., Suite 200, Carmel. For more information, contact Small at (317) 569-0770.

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