The Law Society aims to get the entire legal profession involved in its annual Calcutta Run event, a fundraising and corporate social responsibility initiative 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.
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 email@example.com:
If you have any questions, please call Hilary Kavanagh: 01-6724939 and we’ll take it from there.