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December 13, 2010

Motley Rice Cares: Focuses on local community this season

Attorneys and staff support a variety of holiday projects in the Lowcountry

MT. PLEASANT, SC - Motley Rice LLC is contributing to eight local organizations this December through monetary and supply donations from employees, colleagues and friends in the community.

"This holiday season we want to continue to give back to the community that has strongly supported us over the years," said Motley Rice attorney Michael Elsner, chair of the firm's charitable committee. "We strive to be an organization that helps and protects people and are proud to support the good being done locally, especially during the holiday season.

Again this year, Motley Rice is a collection site for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation and is additionally selling cookbooks to raise money that will go towards purchasing toys. Efforts are also in place to gather various supplies for Our Lady of Mercy outreach services, East Cooper Community Outreach food drive and Pet Helpers adoption and rescue shelter.

Employees are also sponsoring numerous children through the Motley Rice Adopt an Angel project benefiting Dee Norton Lowcountry Children's Center, the Department of Social Services' HALOS program, the Carolina Youth Development Center and the Ashleigh Place Home in Barnwell, SC.

Motley Rice encourages fellow community members who wish to contribute to these charities to drop the following items off at the Mt. Pleasant office at 28 Bridgeside Blvd.

  • Canned goods
  • Condiments
  • Dish and laundry detergent
  • Hotel shampoos, conditioner, soap and lotion
  • Instant potatoes
  • Juice
  • New or gently used dog or cat toys
  • New or gently used towels or blankets
  • New, unwrapped toys
  • Peanut butter & jelly
  • Puppy or kitten food
  • Salad dressing
  • Size 3, 4 and 5 diapers
  • Toilet paper
  • Tooth brushes

About Motley Rice LLC
Motley Rice is one of the nation's largest plaintiffs' litigation firms.  Motley Rice attorneys gained recognition for their pioneering asbestos lawsuits landmark litigation against Big Tobacco and representation of the 9/11 families in their groundbreaking lawsuit against terrorist financiers. Today, the firm continues to represent clients injured by corporate wrongdoing. It is a priority and the culture at Motley Rice to invest in the communities in which we work and live.  Motley Rice is headquartered in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, and has additional offices in California; Connecticut; New York; Rhode Island; Washington, D.C.; and West Virginia. Motley Rice LLP operates the California office.  For more information about Motley Rice LLC or the firm's charitable contributions committee, contact Motley Rice member Michael Elsner (NY, SC, VA) at +1 800.768.4026.