S.C. Bar Young Lawyers collecting personal care items for domestic violence victims

October 04, 2012

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Oct. 4, 2012) – The S.C. Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) Voices Against Violence Committee is collecting personal care items for its 2012 Necessities and Paper Products Drive. Items will be donated to various domestic violence shelters throughout the state.

Volunteers are collecting and distributing personal care items Oct. 3-31. Items neededinclude paper towels, toilet paper, tissues, office paper, canned goods andother food items, powder laundry detergent, cleaning products (floor cleaner,window cleaner, etc.), deodorant, toothbrushes and toothpaste. Items can be dropped off at any of the following locations:
Trammell & Mills Law Firm, LLC, 1650 E. Greenville St., 29621

The Housing Authority of the City of Charleston, 550 Meeting St., 29403
Rosen Rosen & Hagood, 151 Meeting St., Ste. 440, 29401
Rembert Dennis Building, 1000 Assembly St., 29201
Nelson Mullins Riley and Scarborough, LLP, 1320 Main St., 29201
Turner PadgetGraham and Laney, PA, 1901 Main St., Ste. 1700, 29201
Richardson Plowden & Robinson, PA, 1900 Barnwell St., 29201
Florence City-County Complex, 180 N. Irby St., 29501
Setzler & Scott, PA, 1708 Augusta Rd., 29171

Jeffries Law Firm, 1031 Middleton St., Orangeburg 29115
Law Offices of David C. Alford, PC, 160 Hidden Hill Rd., 29304
Colleton County Probate Court, 239 N. Jefferies Blvd., 29488
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 toS.C. Bar, Attn: YLD Foundation, P.O. Box 608, Columbia, SC 29202. For more information, contact Carrie Raines at craines@hnblaw.com or (803) 758-6000, or Andrea Sancho at sanchoac@gmail.com or (803) 734-1078. Additional drop off locations will be added to www.scbar.org/yld when they become available.

The YLD Voices Against Violence program is designed to educate young lawyers about the epidemic of domestic violence, particularly among the teen population.

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 14,000 lawyers, is dedicated to advancing justice, professionalism and understanding of the law.