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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
As we approach our 25th anniversary milestone celebration, the Leesfield Family Foundation is off to a fast start in 2015
The Leesfield Family Foundation and Leesfield Scolaro were actively supportive of the Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (Miami-Dade County) Annual 5K Walk/Run on February 8, 2015.
It is a productive and busy 2014 for the Leesfield Family Foundation as we head towards the holidays. The Foundation made another major grant to the William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Library to support the ceremonies and activities which took place in Little Rock, Arkansas on November 14, 2014.
The Leesfield Family Foundation has re-dedicated its support of the Clinton Foundation and the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum in historic Little Rock, Arkansas with a major grant celebrating the ten year anniversary of the library.
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Dr. Maya Angelou
May 28, 2014 Farewell to Dr. Maya Angelou, who passed away this morning in her North Carolina home at the age of 86.Details
Ira Leesfield was presented with the Citation of Honor award by the Fatherhood Task Force of South Florida
May 22, 2014 Ira Leesfield was presented with the Citation of Honor award by the Fatherhood Task Force of South Florida for his commitment and involvement to encourage schools across Florida to participate in “Fathers in Education Day.”Details