Legal Community Raises $18,000+ at Annual JDC Bike/Walk-A-Thon

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The 9th Annual Justice & Diversity Bike/Walk-A-Thon, which took place on Saturday July 30, raised $18,713, nearly reaching the stretch goal of $20,000, and exceeding last year’s total by more than $500.

More than 50 people participated in the 9th Annual Bike/Walk-A-Thon

More than 50 people participated in the 9th Annual Bike/Walk-A-Thon

Top fundraising honors go to the Berman DeValerio Team which brought in just over $3,600 in contributions, followed closely by Hokey Spokey (led by President-Elect Merri Baldwin). Rounding out the top three fundraising teams was McGuireWoods Wheelers.

From left, Kris Hermanns, BASF President Elect Merri Baldwin, JDC board member Amy Bomse and her son Oscar; and Peter Limbrick

From left, Kris Hermanns, BASF President Elect Merri Baldwin, JDC board member Amy Bomse and her son Oscar; and Peter Limbrick

Thank you to Bike-A-Thon sponsors Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman and Board Member Miriam Kim from Munger, Tolles & Olson for their generous support. A special thanks to all teams for making the Bike/Walk-A-Thon fun for all.

Top individual fundraising honors go to Nicole Lavallee from Berman DeValerio for raising just under $900. Second place honors go to Katey Wade, Social Service Advocate for JDC’s Homeless Advocacy Project. Rounding out the top three fundraisers was Victor Elias from Berman DeValerio.

A special thank you to everyone who participated and helped to raise funds to provide legal services to those in our community who can least afford them. Your support ensures that JDC can continue to provide critical legal services to low-income San Franciscans.

Thank you to Bi-Rite, Clif Bar, Trader Joe’s, Safeway, Noah’s Bagels and Starbucks for donating snacks for the participants.

More photos can be found on the Justice & Diversity Center’s Pro Bono Legal Services page on Facebook at facebook.com/jdc.probono