For Immediate Release: February/March
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Smiley & Smiley LLP and Bear Givers team up and head for the Far Rockaways on Saturday, March 9th. Attorneys from the New York City based law firm will sponsor the entire event and a representative of Bear Givers will accompany them in personally handing out Teddy Bears to those who are still recovering from the devastating aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Smallwater, a grassroots disaster relief initiative based in the Far Rockaways, will be overseeing the event.
Smiley & Smiley LLP, Bear Givers, Smallwater
|Who||Teddy Bear Donation sponsored by Smiley & Smiley to recovering victims of Hurricane Sandy at Smallwater in the Far Rockaways.|
|Where||Beach 96th Street, Rockaway Beach, New York|
|When||Saturday, March 9th at 10A.M.|
Bear Givers is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing joy to the lives of children and adults with the symbolic gift of a loveable Teddy Bear. Bear Givers believes that the altruism of some can exponentially affect the lives of many. Its programs facilitate an environment where "givers" are empowered by bringing joy to others and enabling young people with special needs to feel the satisfaction of being able to give back to others. www.beargivers.org.
The New York City personal injury law firm of Smiley & Smiley, LLP is a Midtown Manhattan family owned and operated firm which has provided personal injury legal representation to thousands of individuals and families since 1968. www.smileylaw.com
smallwater is a grassroots disaster relief initiative based in the Rockaways at Beach 96th Street. Formed out of necessity in the immediate aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, the initiative is led by a core group of Rockaway residents who are deeply invested in rebuilding a sustainable Rockaway community. What started simply as a donation drop-off center at Veggie Island has evolved into a larger, long-term initiative of community rebuilding. smallwater's intimate knowledge of the peninsula, its people and its needs allow smallwater to play the vital lead role of coordinating peninsula-wide volunteer efforts as well as act as a central information, donation collection and distribution center. www.Smallwater.org