Bar Foundation Awards $20,000 to Justice & Charity Related Causes for 2016

 

Front Row (Left to Right): Julie Anderson, Connecting2Tomorrow; Bette Peoples, Grapevine Center; Michael Hnath, Esq., BCBAF Chairman; and Steve Green, Butler County Children’s Center.

Back Row (Left to Right): Sean Gallagher, Esq. BCBAF; Barbara Gade, BC3 Adult Literacy Program; James Owen, Society of St Vincent de Paul; and Dan Steighner, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butler County  
 

 

Bar Foundation Awards $20,000 to Justice and Charity Related Causes for 2016

 
The Butler County Bar Association Foundation, the non-profit charitable arm of the Butler County Bar Association, recently awarded six (6) grants totaling $20,000 through its 2016 grant program. These grants were presented following the June 16, 2016 Quarterly Meeting.
 
Grants were awarded to Butler County-based non-profit organizations that provide services to individuals and families struggling with poverty, abuse, crime and discrimination. The Bar Foundation awarded a total of $20,000 to the Big Brothers Big Sister of Butler County, Butler County Children’s Center, Butler County Community College Adult Literacy Program, Connecting2Tomorrow, Grapevine Center and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. 
 
The Butler County Bar Association Foundation began its charitable mission in 2015. Since that time, including this year, the Butler County Bar Association Foundation has distributed more than $55,000 in support of law and charitable related causes in Butler County. The mission of the Foundation is to promote access to justice, legal education, and charity in accordance with the mission and goals of the Butler County Bar Association. 
 
Serving as the charitable arm of the Butler County Bar Association, the Butler County Bar Association Foundation was established with the express purpose of providing financial assistance to individuals, organizations, and projects related to the law and the legal system. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation.