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Giving Back

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We serve as volunteers and leaders to improve the quality of the legal profession and the quality of life enjoyed in our communities. We provide time and financial support to organizations in the form of sponsorships and donations. We hold leadership positions on boards of professional, educational, arts, religious, charitable and civic organizations.

The range of charitable organizations where we’re active, speaks volumes about our commitment. While it’s not possible to name every organization to which our lawyers or staff have either provided pro bono legal services, or volunteered and “given back” in some other capacity, the non-profit and philanthropic organizations that we have supported include:

  • Lawyers Feed the Hungry
  • Toronto Kiwanis Boys and Girls Clubs Holiday Hamper Program
  • Pro Bono Ontario's Legal Advice Hotline
  • The Red Door Family Shelter
  • Feed The Frontlines Toronto

 

Lawyers Feed the Hungry, 2021

On April 8, 2021 Foglers had the opportunity to give back to those in need. Our sponsorship of a dinner with Lawyers Feed the Hungry provided  a meal to 310 individuals who gathered outdoors in the spring weather for al fresco dining.  

The Lawyers Feed the Hungry program fights hunger year-round in Toronto, London, Ottawa and Windsor. The generosity of donors and the tireless support of volunteers, allows the organization to provide meals to the hungry and financial support to charitable agencies that help with hunger relief.

Foglers partners with Abuse Hurts to hold a winter clothing drive benefiting Indigenous women

Fogler, Rubinoff LLP partnered with Abuse Hurts and five other Bay Street law firms to hold a winter clothing drive to benefit Indigenous women who have been the victims of abuse. The clothing drive collective 68 bags which were donated to a Toronto First Nations youth centre, and will be distributed from there to their network of shelters and agencies who help Indigenous women.

Abuse Hurts is a charitable organization that aims to raise awareness about the true cost of abuse and supports organizations that help individuals whose lives have been impacted by abuse.

To learn more about Abuse Hurts or to make a monetary donation, please visit their website.

Clothing Drive Photo

Annual Bay Street Volleyball Tournament in Support of Moorlands

Our Articling and Summer Students participated in the Annual Bay Street Volleyball Tournament. FR's team, "You've Been Served" showed off their sand dives, spikes and serves all in support of Moorlands Community Services.

Fogler Rubinoff Participates in Lawyers Feed the Hungry

Annually, our lawyers and students gather at The Law Society of Ontario to prepare and serve hot and healthy meals to those in need. The firm is a proud supporter of the Lawyers Feed the Hungry program. The event offered a chance for members of our firm to work together as a team and give back to the community in a way that is much needed.

The Lawyers Feed the Hungry program fights hunger year-round in Toronto, London, Ottawa and Windsor. The generosity of donors and the tireless support of volunteers, allows the organization to provide meals to the hungry and financial support to charitable agencies that help with hunger relief.

 

Supporting the Academic Careers of Law Students

As part of our commitment to our community, the Firm is proud to support the academic careers of the law students at Osgoode Hall Law School with the following Fogler Rubinoff Osgoode Hall Law School Prizes:

Fogler Rubinoff LLP Prize in Advanced Business Law
This prize is to be awarded annually to the student achieving the highest standing in completing a business law intensive program.

Fogler Rubinoff LLP Prize in Debtor/Creditor Law
This prize is to be awarded annually to the student achieving the highest standing in Debtor/Creditor Law.

Fogler Rubinoff LLP Prize in Property Law
This prize is to be awarded annually to the student achieving the highest standing in the area of Property Law.

Fogler Rubinoff LLP – Robert R. Jason Prize in the JD/MBA Program

This prize has been established by the firm of Fogler, Rubinoff LLP in memory of their friend and partner, Robert R. Jason. Bob was a highly respected tax lawyer and accountant whose enthusiasm and expertise contributed enormously to the firm and to the legal and accounting professions. Bob became a C.A. in 1977 and received his LLB from McGill University in 1980. He graduated from York University with an MBA in 1985 and with an LLM (Tax) from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1997. This prize will be awarded annually to the student who stands first in their final year of study in the combined JD/MBA program.

Samuel Rubinoff Prize in Legal Process
This prize is awarded to a first year law student writing the most outstanding research paper in Legal Process.

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