RALEIGH, April 20, 2016 — Legal Aid of North Carolina raised 38 pounds of food per employee during this year’s Legal Feeding Frenzy, making us the winner in the inaugural Public Interest category.
The Legal Feeding Frenzy is the North Carolina legal community’s annual contest to raise food and funds for food banks in our state. It is sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division and the North Carolina Association of Feeding America Food Banks.
Participants collected nearly 300,000 pounds of food during this year’s contest, which ran from March 1-31. Attorney General Roy Cooper, honorary chair of the contest, will recognize winners at an awards ceremony April 26 in Cary.