PLUS Canada Chapter Supports ‘Lawyers Feed the Hungry’

The PLUS Canada Chapter recently donated $2,500 to a local charity, Lawyers Feed the Hungry. Dave Barry from the chapter steering committee was there to present the check, which will feed 350-400 people in need.


About the charity…

Every dollar matters. Because when you donate to Lawyers Feed the Hungry, you’re not only helping feed people… You’re changing lives.

The Toronto Lawyers Feed the Hungry Program (LFTH) was established in 1998 to help feed people in the community who are burdened with the devastating effects of poverty and hunger.

In 2014, the Toronto program served an average of 1,100 hot meals to residents-in-need each week in the Law Society cafeteria — more than 60,000 meals a year. It required approximately $350,000 a year to sustain it — all funded by donations.

The average cost of one meal is $5 — not much more than the cost of a latte. More than 90 cents of every dollar goes directly to the program, with less than 10 per cent going to administration and fundraising.

Lawyers Feed the Hungry programs fight hunger year-round in Toronto, Barrie, London, Ottawa and Windsor. Through the generosity of donors and the tireless support of volunteers, we provide meals to the hungry and financial support to charitable agencies that help with hunger relief.

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The Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) was founded in 1986 by industry professionals who recognized the need for a forum for individuals involved in the field of professional liability. The Society is a non-profit organization with membership open to persons interested in the promotion and development of the professional liability industry. Membership consists of over 6,500 individuals, representing over 1,000 companies active in the many fields of professional liability. PLUS currently receives the support of more than 200 companies through corporate membership. PLUS is recognized as the primary source of professional liability educational programs and seminars, assistance to its members to help serve clients, and information regarding professional liability. The Society is continually seeking new means to fulfill its mission statement and better serve its members.

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