MOUNT LAUREL, NJ--(Marketwire - Nov 20, 2012) - New Jersey-based law firm Parker McCay P.A. today announced the results of its seven-day charity drive created to aid in the Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort. Thanks to the support and commitment and of its employees, Parker McCay will be making a $17,040 donation to local charitable organizations to help provide relief and the essential items needed most for those affected by the storm.
"This devastating storm has caused catastrophic damage to many of our New Jersey communities, particularly along the shore," said Philip A. Norcross, CEO, Parker McCay. "The effect on the people of New Jersey is enormous. I'm pleased with our employee's commitment in helping support our neighbors and the non-profit organizations providing 24/7 relief services to those affected by Hurricane Sandy."
On Nov. 2, the firm launched the seven-day charity drive in Parker McCay's Mount Laurel, Lawrenceville, and Atlantic City, New Jersey offices. The total amount contributed by Parker McCay employees was matched by the firm. In addition, Managing Shareholder and CEO Philip A. Norcross and his wife Carole matched the combined employee and firm contributions.
"Our team has been working around the clock preparing for, waiting out and now rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy," said Carol Cohen, Executive Director of the Southern Shore American Red Cross chapter. "Thanks to the generous donation from Parker McCay and other corporate citizens in New Jersey, we are able to continue helping those people in the greatest need by providing shelter and basic necessities until they are able to return home."
All contributions were divided and donated to the following organizations, which are providing emergency services to the affected areas:
- American Red Cross - Jersey Coast Chapter
- American Red Cross - Southern Shore Chapter
- Community Food Bank of New Jersey - Southern Branch
- Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties
About Parker McCay
Parker McCay provides comprehensive legal services to a wide array of clients in such specialties as litigation, public finance, corporate, governmental and regulatory affairs. The firm also provides counsel to clients in the fields of banking, real estate, land use, healthcare, creditors' rights, and employment law. Parker McCay is headquartered in Marlton, N.J., with offices in Lawrenceville, N.J. and Atlantic City, N.J. For more information about Parker McCay, visit www.parkermccay.com