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WOMEN LAWYERS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY

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DONATIONS WELCOME!

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law’s Women’s Legal Society is currently hosting a charity event for its organization and Women Lawyers of Franklin County, donating canned goods and/or monetary donations to the Mid Ohio Food Bank Drive, and we would like to invite you to participate!

 

Below are the details for the charity event. If you are able to participate, no donation is too small or too large. We hope you will be able to donate and help the community this season!   

 

Details:

  • Donators are welcome to donate either goods or money, or both.

  • If you would like to make a monetary donation, please submit all donations by Wednesday November 25, 2020

    • Monetary donations may be made directly to Mid Ohio Food Bank.  The donation link may be found here.

    • There is no minimum or maximum donation amount.  Per Mid Ohio Food Bank, every $1 donated can provide $10 worth of food and groceries.

    • Please submit all donations on behalf of "WLFC/OSU Moritz Food Drive" (Check the box for “This is a tribute donation” and click on the drop down menu to select “On behalf of”).  

  • If you would like to donate goods, please submit all donations by Wednesday November 25, 2020

    • You are welcome to donate whatever goods you like (non-food items like socks or feminine products are okay). 

    • You may also visit this link to see Mid Ohio Food Bank's most needed items (please scroll to the bottom of the page)

    • Donations may be dropped off at the following location:

      • Mid Ohio Food Bank, 3960 Brookham Dr, Grove City, OH 43123

        • Hours:

          • Monday - Closed

          • Tuesday - 8:30AM–12PM

          • Wednesday - 8:30AM–12PM, 5–7PM

          • Thursday - 8:30AM–12PM

          • Friday - 8:30AM–12PM

          • Saturday - 8:30AM–1:30PM

          • Sunday - Closed

Thank you again to all of our members, and Happy Holidays!!

MESSAGE FROM WLFC PRESIDENT

Greetings:

               Almost every morning my mother reads Hoda Kotb’s current book I Really Needed this Today. I wish I had more time to do so as well, but I appreciate the aphorisms Mom occasionally sends my way. This one from August 31 fits what we Women Lawyers of Franklin County not only strive for but live: “A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.”

               As your president for 2020-2021, I am honored to serve our organization this year. Oh, we face challenges and challengers as we strive to uphold the law we love, the law that must be upheld even though uncertain times and questionable challengers seek to bend or break rules that keep our nation a democracy.

               An anecdote about my father, then still in law school, comes to mind. Close to tears, shaking his head in dismay, he uttered about the 1968 courtroom protests of the Chicago 7, “Where are we? What are we doing?” And yet, the law survived; our country absorbed challenges; our nation rebounded, grew stronger. We learned; we recognized other views.

               Now, as president of the Women Lawyers of Franklin County, I intend to carry out the promise I made in my letter of appreciation to you midsummer. Recognizing challenges and challengers, I intend to carry on, support, to expand our commitment to each other and to justice. Together we support each other; together we overcome supposed obstacles. We look “a challenge in the eye and give it a wink.” In fact, we are professionally stronger because of it.

Gina M. Piacentino

President of WLFC

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