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Nassau Bar Donates to Christmas Dream

Funds to help children of Inwood who have difficulties due to a language barrier.

Story and photo courtesy of Nassau County Bar Association.

Nassau County Bar Association Past President Christopher McGrath recently presented a check for $5,000 from the WE CARE Fund to Peter Sobol, executive director of Christmas Dream program of the , Inwood, to provide English language tapes, books and school supplies for children who have difficulties with schoolwork due to a language barrier.

WE CARE funds are raised by the legal profession and distributed through charitable grants to improve the quality of life for children, the elderly and others in need throughout Nassau County. In the 25 years since its founding, Nassau County attorneys have raised more than $2 million for more than 100 local charitable causes.

Founded in 1899, the Nassau County Bar Association, with a membership of nearly 6,000 private and public attorneys, judges, legal educators and law students, is the largest suburban bar association in the country.

The WE CARE Fund, the NCBA’s charitable arm, assists children, the elderly and others in need, through countless projects and donations. For more information, or to apply for a grant, call 516-747-4070, email infor@nassaubar.org, or visit www.nassaubar.org.

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