Kaufman & Canoles Named Local Winner in 8th Annual Legal Food Frenzy Competition

<P>May 2014 - Kaufman &amp; Canoles is pleased to announce the firm won 1st place locally in the “large firms” category&nbsp;for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia’s 8th Annual Local Legal Food Frenzy Competition. The firm raised the equivalent of 542 pounds per person - the most pounds of food per capita donated by a local law firm.&nbsp; </P>
<P>The Legal Food Frenzy brings the legal community together to provide the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia with much-needed food and funding to serve local individuals struggling with hunger. The statewide food drive is organized by the Virginia Office of the Attorney General, the Young Lawyers Division of the Virginia Bar Association and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks. Participating law firms, legal departments, government offices, and law schools across Virginia joined together to raise the equivalent of more than 1.4 million pounds of food during the two-week competition.&nbsp; </P>
<P>Donations from the firm were raised through ticket sales to a series of firm-wide fundraising events including an employee Corn Hole Tournament, Putting Challenge, and wine tasting. Employee events were coordinate by K&amp;C attorneys <A href="http://www.kaufcan.com/attorneys/stephen_e._story.htm" target=_blank>Stephen E. Story</A> and Anna Richardson-Smith and staff members Laurie Claywell, Jackie Nevins, Gayle Gregg and J. Morgan Rodriguez. Funds were also raised with an employee jeans day, bake sale and general food/monetary donations. The money raised by the K&amp;C team will provide over $100,000 worth of food for the food insecure in the region. </P>

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