End of Year Foundation Report (2017) and Goals for 2018

2017 was, again, an important and diverse year for the Leesfield Family Foundation. Our contributions, grants and scholarships continue to assist the less fortunate and deserving students, victims of natural disasters and community activities with efficient and rapid response. Our continued support for Americans for Immigrant Justice allowed us to co-sponsor the 21st Annual Awards…

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2017 activity for the Leesfield Family Foundation

In the first six months of 2017, the Leesfield Family Foundation ramped up its activities, contributions and community involvement.   At the American Association for Justice Annual Convention in Boston, the Foundation awarded its 26th and 27th Leesfield/AAJ Law Student Scholarship to Heather M. Schneider and Gina Rosemarie Simeone.   Heather is a recent graduate with honors…

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Leesfield Family Foundation – 2016 – In Review

This was an important and active year for the Leesfield Foundation as it expanded its reach nationally, while continuing our commitment to important local organizations and needs.

Our biggest event this year was the Foundation’s major gift to the construction of the Lotus House.   The Lotus House/Sundari Foundation is specifically committed to the care and rehabilitation of homeless women and children in Miami.

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Nation’s largest Trial Lawyer Organization recognizes Miami Attorney, Ira H. Leesfield

On Friday, July 22, 2016, at its annual convention held this year in Los Angeles, CA,  the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”) recognized Ira Leesfield for his extraordinary, consistent and long term dedication to help the less fortunate Americans and the South Florida community through difficult times.    The organization’s prestigious Trial Lawyers Care Award is presented to trial lawyers who have made a difference contributing to their communities through volunteer and charitable activities that serve the public good.

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LFF IN THE NEWS – 25 Years of Caring

On May 16, 2015, the Leesfield Family Foundation celebrates a quarter of a century of caring and  supporting those less fortunate in the South Florida community.  On April 16, 2015, Foundation Chair Ira Leesfield was the keynote speaker to the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County Industry Icon Series for the Business and Professional Division.

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