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SYRACUSE, NY AUGUST 28, 2019 — Attorneys and staff from the law firm of Hancock Estabrook celebrated the Firm’s long and proud tradition of supporting nonprofit and charitable organizations on Tuesday, August 22 with a day of volunteer community service. Since the Firm’s inception in 1889, our people have committed their time and talent to the Central New York community.

On Tuesday, a group of volunteers from the Firm assisted PEACE Inc. with the beautification of the transportation building located on Kennedy Street in downtown Syracuse. The team cleaned, scraped, painted and dry-locked interior spaces that included bathrooms, storage rooms and the break room.

A second group of volunteers assisted The Samaritan Center with dinner service, serving the hungry and those in need in order to promote their welfare dignity and self-sufficiency.

“Each year we strive to work with nonprofits that provide support to those who need it most in our community. This year we worked with PEACE Inc. and continued our relationship with The Samaritan Center. It is rewarding to see the impact our Firm can make, ” said Firm Managing Partner Timothy P. Murphy.

PEACE, Inc. is a non-profit community-based organization with the mission of helping people in the community realize their potential for becoming self-sufficient. PEACE, Inc. believes in the strength of the human spirit and is dedicated to changing lives by teaching people how to help themselves and support those around them. To this end, PEACE, Inc. provides a continuum of services for the entire family from infants to the elderly. The majority of individuals we serve have incomes placing them at or below the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

The Samaritan Center is a 501c3, interfaith effort of community members committed to serving the hungry and those in need in order to promote their welfare dignity and self-sufficiency.  It is rooted in the belief that sound nutrition is the first step in enabling people to cope and become productive, self-sufficient members of society.

Named a 2019 Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report, Hancock Estabrook, LLP is committed to providing excellent service to clients throughout New York State. The Firm provides a broad range of legal services and representation across a variety of industries, disciplines and practice areas, proudly serving as trusted advisors to large corporations, small and medium-sized businesses, nonprofit institutions, governmental entities and individuals. For more information about the Firm and its legal services, visit hancocklaw.com.