Toledo Community Foundation’s Oswald Supporting
Organization Award Grant to Pro Bono Legal Services Program Helps Kick Off
Board of Trustees of the Oswald Supporting Organization of the Toledo Community
Foundation has approved a grant for the Toledo Bar Association Pro Bono Legal
Services Program in the amount of $10,000. These funds will be used for
Pro Bono Program provides free legal support for a range of clients who would
not be able to afford legal assistance,” explains director Pat Intagliata.
“These clients typically fall between the cracks of other available social
services.” To meet the needs of the community, Intagliata coordinates several
“pro se” programs that teach clients how to file legal petitions for
themselves. She also provides volunteer attorneys for clients who need
representation in court.
Community Foundation, Inc. is a public charitable organization created by
citizens of our community to enrich the quality of life for individuals and
families in our area. In existence since 1973, the Foundation has more than 620
funds with assets of approximately $172 million. The Foundation provides
philanthropic services for individuals, families, businesses, and corporations
to meet their charitable giving needs. For more information on the Foundation,
visit the organization’s website at www.toledocf.org
or follow them on Facebook.
Toledo Bar Association Pro Bono Legal Services Program kicked off its Annual
Campaign today, July 23, with a breakfast meeting for
law firm representatives. Donations will enable the Program to continue
to staff legal clinics and phone lines to best serve the legal needs of the
indigent. To make a donation or to find information, visit www.toledobar.org/Volunteer-Pro-Bono/,
or call 419.242.5926.
To join the Pro Bono Panel of attorneys complete this volunteer form, or contact the Toledo Bar Association Pro Bono Program at 419-418-5323 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2013 Pro Bono Campaign is underway. Please make your donation today!