Deed #12 – HSSC Summer Camp helping underprivileged students attend summer camp

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The Humane Society of Sarasota County (HSSC) Summer Camp allows campers to interact with animals, play games, create animal-themed crafts and learn from exciting speakers!  The Fur Fun Summer Camp is designed for children ages 6-11 and is held in the Education Center at HSSC. HSSC is working directly with Tatum Ridge and Emma Booker to provide recommendations for underprivileged …

Deed #11 – The Booker Law Academy Mentor Program

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The Booker Law Academy Mentor Program is a newly formed program, spearheaded by Judge Mercurio, where judges and lawyers in the community volunteer their time to serve as mentors to Booker high school students who have expressed an interest in the legal field. Mentors meet with their student weekly one-on-one, where they have the opportunity to discuss a variety of …

Deed #9 – To Help people in our Community with Addictions and Associated Disorders

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FIRST STEP prevents and treats alcohol and drug addictions and associated disorders.  They foster fully functioning, productive individuals by offering a full array of services in partnership with our community. Some First Step clients arrive with nothing more than the clothes on their back.  While each residential program varies, First Step provides basic items for clients to use during their …

Deed #8 for our children in Need

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GIVING CHALLENGE – 2018 The Education Foundation of Sarasota County dedicates itself to providing learning and earning opportunities to all students so that they may attain even greater futures. A brighter and stronger youth force today means a brighter and stronger community and workforce tomorrow. Norton Hammersley Lopez & Skokos, P.A. has chosen the Education Foundation as one of their …

Deed #7 for our Veterans and Furry Friends

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Southeastern Guide Dogs rely on the proceeds they receive to help raise, train, and match their amazing dogs with visually impaired students, people whose lives are transformed by new levels of independence and freedom. They also provide service dogs for veterans living with post-traumatic stress disorder. One of our very own attorneys, John M Compton, served on the Board of Southeastern …

Deed #6 – Donation to Mothers Helping Mothers

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Since 1990, Mothers Helping Mothers, Inc., an all-volunteer not-for-profit organization, has been providing basic necessities such as clothing and baby items free of charge to families in need. All items are donated or purchased through grant funding or private contributions and are provided free of charge to their clients. Some of Norton Hammersley’s employees donated their time by sorting and …

Deed #5 for Pets in Need

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HSSC is dedicated to the health and welfare of each animal in their care. Every attempt is made to keep pets with their owners via our successful Feline and K-9 programs that provide behavior counseling and training. The shelter accepts all pets deemed adoptable within the capacity constraints of their shelter and they are always looking for donated items for …

Deed #4 Teen Court of Sarasota, Inc.

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Teen Court is a program focused on helping juvenile offenders take responsibility for their actions, providing young adults with awareness of the law and promoting community involvement by providing volunteer opportunities to both youth and adults. Ally Glauser, one of our associate attorneys, presided as a volunteer judge during the entire month of February. She kept order in the court …

Deed #3 – Meals on Wheels Sarasota

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Since 1971, Meals on Wheels of Sarasota, a non-profit 501c3, volunteer community service organization has been providing nutritious meals and friendship to individuals who are unable to plan, shop, or prepare meals for themselves. Monday through Saturday, our 450 volunteers deliver around 500 meals per day. Norton Hammersley held a “Dress Down for a Cause” on Friday, February 23rd where …