OPEN LETTER FROM OUR CHAIR The First 100 Days of COVID-19 Certainly, it was not just “two coronavirus cases that were under control,” nor did it magically disappear. Summer seasonal change did not matter! Hydroxychloroquine is a joke. Over the past 100 days, America has seen two million cases and 130,000 deaths. We don’t know…Details
The past year has brought natural unprecedented disasters to Florida and the Bahamas. In 2019, the Leesfield Family Foundation responded to assistance to victims of Hurricane Dorian. Historically, The Foundation has taken an active role in alleviating the hardship and displacement of thousands of Americans who have suffered unpredictable life challenges. The Foundation immediately responded…Details
Since its inception, the Leesfield Family Foundation has been associated with local, national and international charities which protect and support less advantaged and economically deprived women and children. In 2018, the Foundation expanded its contributions and activities identifying the following organizations: Continued support: Lotus House/Sundari Foundation – funding the grand opening of the Lotus Village…Details
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.