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S.C. Bar Young Lawyers collecting personal care items for women in need

October 31, 2013

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Oct. 31, 2013) – The S.C. Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) Voices Against Violence Committee is collecting personal care items for its 2013 Women in Need Necessities Drive. Items will be collected Nov. 1-30 and donated to various domestic violence shelters throughout the state.

Items needed include paper towels, toilet paper, tissues, office paper, canned goods and other food items, powder laundry detergent, cleaning products, deodorant, toothbrushes, children’s clothes and baby wipes. Additionally, clothes for sexual assault survivors are needed, such as pants with elastic waistbands, packs of underwear, sports bras, t-shirts and socks. Items can be dropped off at any of the following locations:

Anderson
Trammell & Mills Law Firm, LLC—1650 E. Greenville St., 29621

Charleston
The Housing Authority of the City of Charleston—550 Meeting St., 29403
Rosen Rosen & Hagood, LLC—151 Meeting St., Ste. 400, 29401

Columbia
Branch & Dhillon, PC—1201 Main St., Ste. 1980, 29201
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP—1320 Main St., 17th Floor, 29201
Richardson Plowden & Robinson, PA—1900 Barnwell St., 29201
Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA—1901 Main St., Ste. 1700, 29201

Conway
Bluestein Nichols Thompson & Delgado LLC, 1208 3rd Ave., 29526
S.C. Legal Services, 1201-B Creel St., Wing A-1, 29526

Florence
Florence County Complex—180 N. Irby St., Rm. 902, 29501
Hope Health, Inc.—600 E. Palmetto St., 29506

Georgetown
Georgetown Solicitor’s Office, 401 Cleland St. Georgetown 29442

Greenville and Spartanburg
Holcombe Bomar, PA—100 Dunbar St., Ste. 200, 29306
Law Offices of David C. Alford, PC—160 Hidden Hill Rd., 29304
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP—104 S. Main St., Ste. 900, 29601
Smith Moore Leatherwood, LLP—300 E. McBee Ave., Ste. 500, 29601

Orangeburg
Jeffries Law Firm, LLC—1031 Middleton St., 29115

Walterboro
Colleton County Probate Court—239 N. Jefferies Blvd., 29488

The complete list of supplies needed can be found at www.scbar.org/yld. Tax-deductible monetary donations are also welcome. Checks may be sent directly to the shelter of your choice or made payable to the S.C. Bar YLD Foundation and mailed to S.C. Bar, Attn: YLD Foundation, P.O. Box 608, Columbia, SC 29202.

For more information contact Andrea Sancho at sanchoac@gmail.com or (803) 318-9745, or Joseph Rohe at joseph.rohe@smithmoorelaw.com or (864) 242-6440.

The YLD Voices Against Violence program is designed to engage young lawyers in efforts to generate awareness of the epidemic of domestic violence and provide support to local shelters.

The YLD includes all members of the S.C. Bar under age 36 and those with less than five years membership.

The South Carolina Bar, which has a membership of more than 14,500 lawyers, is dedicated to advancing justice, professionalism and understanding of the law.

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