January 2017 – Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo LLP, a leading law firm for conflict prevention, conflict management and conflict resolution, announced today the names of organizations that benefitted from its contributions and volunteer activities in 2016, through the firm’s “Celebrating 60 Years with 60 Charitable Acts” initiative.

Hedrick Gardner provides on-going commitment to its community by supporting local and national organizations through a variety of charitable giving programs that focus on the advancement of research and treatment for diseases, wellness, education and arts programs, shelter facilities and care for those in need. In 2016 the firm celebrated its 60th Anniversary by committing to support of over 60 worthy causes throughout the year. The firm is pleased to announce that number was not only met, but exceeded.

“Corporate responsibility is at the heart of HGKG’s culture, and we believe that we have a responsibility not only to our clients and employees, but also to our local communities,” said Managing Partner Paul Lawrence. “We are pleased to have the ability to continue supporting a wide array of organizations which serve our communities. Through this initiative our firm has had a remarkable opportunity to make a significant impact in our respective communities.”

In 2016, Hedrick Gardner donated both through direct funding and through thousands of volunteer hours of its attorneys and staff to these and other organizations:

  • A Child’s Place
  • Alex’s Lemonade Stand
  • All4Cats
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • ArtPlace America
  • Arts & Science Council
  • Autism Speaks
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Breastcancer.org
  • Bridge the Gap
  • Carolina Poodle Rescue
  • Chapman’s Dachshund Rescue
  • Charlotte Fire Fighter Charities
  • Classroom Central
  • Cops for the Cure
  • Community Matters
  • Crisis Assistance Ministry
  • Davis Nursing Home
  • Domestic Violence Shelter and Services
  • Fireman Rob Foundation
  • Florence Crittenton Services of NC
  • Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC Friendship Trays
  • Global Aid Network (GAiN)
  • Good Shepard Center
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Hands On Charlotte
  • Homeless Pets in Midlands
  • Inter-Faith Food Shuttle
  • Julie’s HUGS
  • Kids Chance
  • Lawyers for Literacy
  • Loaves and Fishes
  • LouPads Initiative
  • Mecklenburg County Bar
  • Mecklenburg County Bar – Young Lawyers Division
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Midnight’s Promise
  • Military Missions
  • Monty’s Home Dog Rescue
  • National MS Society
  • NCAJ High School
  • Nourish NC
  • Paws Place Dog Rescue
  • Olive Gospel Mission
  • Pawmetto Lifeline
  • Paws in the Panhandle
  • Pretty in Pink Foundation
  • Red Nose Day Fund
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Safe Alliance
  • Salvation Army
  • Samaritan’s Purse
  • SC YMCA Youth in Government
  • HOPE Church and Ship of Zion
  • Sole Hope
  • Special Olympics of NC
  • St. Jude
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation
  • The ALS Association
  • The Council for Children’s Rights
  • United Service Organizations
  • Victims of Hurricane Matthew
  • Wake County Meals on Wheels


About Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo LLP:

With nearly 90 attorneys located in Charlotte, Raleigh, and Wilmington, North Carolina and Columbia, South Carolina, Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo LLP is among the Carolina’s leading law firms for conflict prevention, conflict management and conflict resolution. Hedrick Gardner has built a strong reputation of representing clients ranging from small and medium size businesses to Fortune 500 companies including national retailers, transportation companies, financial institutions, health care organizations, insurance companies, and professional services firms.


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