Fox Rothschild Honored with AFP Outstanding Corporation of the Year Award
November 19, 2012
Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) is proud to announce that Builder Sponsor Fox Rothschild LLP was recognized with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Southern New Jersey Chapter’s 2012 Outstanding Corporation of the Year award. This honor is given to honor the business which goes above and beyond to make a difference in our community.
Fox Rothschild LLP is a national law firm with more than 500 attorneys practicing in 17 offices coast to coast. Providing a full range of legal services, Fox Rothschild represents public and private companies, including charitable, medical and educational institutions both in the United States and in more than 50 countries worldwide. Since its founding in 1907, Fox Rothschild has been extensively involved in the communities which its attorneys and staff work and live. Managing Partner of the Atlantic City office, Eric Wood, infuses the philosophy of charitable giving and volunteerism as an integral part of the company’s culture. Attorneys and staff give time and resources to a vast number of organizations whose missions are to better lives, enhance communities and enrich the overall quality of life locally, regionally, nationally and internationally for all.
A strong supporter of Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) for nearly two decades, Fox Rothschild is currently a Builder Sponsor. The firm has sponsored the JFS Golf Tournament and cocktail party since their inception. This year, Fox Rothschild sponsored both the Winter Cocktail Party and Summer House Tour Kick-off Party each at the $2,500 level helping the agency surpass its fundraising goals for each event. Most recently, the firm donated $2,500 toward Hurricane Sandy Relief efforts.
Fox Rothschild attorneys serve on various boards and volunteer with community organizations throughout Southern New Jersey, including the American Cancer Society, Atlantic Cape County Community College, AtlantiCare Foundation, Atlantic City Arts Commission, Atlantic County Utilities Authority, American Red Cross Atlantic Cumberland Chapter, Casino Reinvestment Development Authority Tourism Advisory Commission, Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey, Milton and Betty Katz Jewish Community Center, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Shore Memorial Hospital, Southern New Jersey Heart Association and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey in Atlantic County, among others.
At a time when dollars are decreasing and need for services are increasing, the impact of having a strong supporter like Fox Rothschild in our community is vital. Whether hosting an office collection, sponsoring events or volunteering, the attorneys and staff at Fox Rothschild go above and beyond to make an impact in our community. As a community advocate for many years, Fox Rothschild has enabled many organizations, like JFS, to grow and serve individuals and families with much needed services and support.
“We are proud to see Fox Rothschild be named as the 2012 Outstanding Corporation of the Year,” said JFS Executive Director Andrea Steinberg. “Eric Wood and Fox Rothschild are always giving back, whether volunteering, donating or helping to find alternative fundraising opportunities, they assist a variety of non-profits making a great impact for those in need in our community.”
For more information about the Outstanding Professional of the Year award or Jewish Family Service programs and events, please call 609-822-1108 or visit www.jfsatlantic.org.