The legal team and staff at Lincoln Derr value community investment through giving. We support various organizations in the region as a firm & on an individual basis throughout the year.
Below are three charitable organizations that receive support from our firm on an ongoing basis. You can learn more about what these organizations do & how they work to improve the community that we live & work in by visiting the below websites.
Since 1955, Care Ring has been dedicated to providing health services for the uninsured, underinsured or those lacking access to affordable, high-quality preventive health care.
Through the Low-Cost Clinic and Physicians Reach Out network of over 1,600 providers donating pro bono care, patients are given life-changing, live-saving medical treatment. Care Ring annually serves more than 7,000 people in Mecklenburg County and is a leader in collaborative efforts to improve community health.
To learn more about Care Ring visit www.careringnc.com.
Lincoln Derr is proud to be a sponsor of Best Buddies North Carolina and The 2020 Best Buddies Virtual Friendship Walk. The Best Buddies Friendship Walk is the number one walk in the country raising awareness and funds to support inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
To learn more about the Best Buddies North Carolina visit www.bestbuddies.org/northcarolina/.
A justice system organization (non-profit) formed in 2004 by a group of civic leaders, lawyers, business owners and concerned citizens in North Carolina who understand the rule of law is the bedrock of our civilized society, that a healthy court system is critical to safeguarding this foundation and that the effective and efficient administration of justice is essential to a strong, prosperous and vibrant community.
To learn more about the Justice Initiatives visit justiceinitiatives.org.
Pro Bono Organizations We Support
Performing pro bono work is a great way for attorneys to renew their vigor for the practice of law, and find gratification in knowing they have made a difference in someone’s life.
– Jeremy Sugg
North Carolina Bar Foundation (“NCBF”)
The North Carolina Bar Foundation (“NCBF”) has a number of programs that strive to help fill the justice gap and facilitate equal access to justice for people living in North Carolina. Our attorneys participate in the 4ALL Statewide Service Day & Free Legal Answers (”FLA”) programs. With a growing decline in funding for legal aid organizations, these NCBF programs are essential to supporting the legal needs that abound throughout our state.Visit Website
Lawyer on the Line
There is no easier way to perform pro bono work than taking calls for Legal Aid of North Carolina through its “Lawyer on the Line” program. In partnership with the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation, Legal Aid Lawyers on the Line program provides legal advice to people with few other options. Thousands of clients benefit from this service every year.Learn More
Proud to Support NCFB Pro Bono Programming as a Foundation Program Sponsor
The North Carolina Bar Foundation’s public service and pro bono programs advance the Foundation’s mission and further its values of access to justice, service through the profession, civic education, and professionalism.
Mecklenburg Access to Justice Campaign
Your gift ensures that all people have access to the legal assistance and critical resources they need to make ends meet and thrive during the COVID-19 pandemic.Donate Today
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