ROYAL OAK, Mich., August 12, 2019 – Royal Oak-based law firm Howard & Howard has donated $12,500 to the Heart of Illinois United Way as part of its 150th anniversary “12 Months of Giving” philanthropic initiative. The gift was announced at the Heart of Illinois United Way’s annual “Power of the Purse” fundraising event on May 9, 2019.
The mission of “Power of the Purse” is to enhance and strengthen the lives of women and children by raising funds for education, financial stability, and health.
The donation is part of a year-long charitable campaign involving all Howard & Howard’s offices and their respective communities. To mark its 150th anniversary, the firm will make donations totaling $150,000 this year to various community and charitable groups in Illinois, Michigan, and Nevada.
A ceremonial check was presented to Heart of Illinois United Way representatives at the “Power of the Purse” event, which was held at the Par-a-Dice Hotel in East Peoria.
About Heart of Illinois United Way:
The Heart of Illinois United Way brings together people from business, labor, government, health, and human services to address community needs in Marshall, Peoria, Putnam, Stark, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties in Illinois. More at hoiunitedway.org.
About Howard & Howard:
Celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice, providing legal services to businesses and business owners. With more than 160 attorneys, the firm has offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak), Illinois (Chicago and Peoria), Las Vegas, Nevada, and Los Angeles, California. For more information, please visit howardandhoward.com.