The Law Society is striving towards positioning the Calcutta Run as the legal profession’s annual fundraising and corporate social responsibility initiative. Our aim is to get the entire legal profession involved including solicitors, trainees, barristers, legal secretaries, paralegals, suppliers and clients, law students and more.
Our hope is that firms right across the country will get behind the Calcutta Run and pledge their support. Over 50 firms signed up last year, and this year we are hoping to increase that number to 100 firms. Our fundraising target this year is €300,000 – so we need your help!
Ideally, your firm will be very focused on maximising fundraising for the Calcutta Run and the children it supports in Calcutta and Dublin. This can only be achieved through ‘support from the top’ within your firm, and a commitment to this being your main (or one of your main) corporate social responsibility initiatives for the year. It involves:
In turn, the Law Society and the Calcutta Run Committee will publicise your support through the Calcutta Run website, Gazette and social media.
We will send you a comprehensive supporters’ pack but here are a few ideas to help you get started:
If you are interested in becoming a Supporter Firm, please email the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
If you have any questions, please call Hilary Kavanagh: 01-6724939 and we’ll take it from there.