Yankwitt LLP Sponsors Singer’s Heroes in Support of Doug Singer’s Bid for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man of Year
White Plains, NY (April 13, 2021) – Yankwitt LLP has joined Singer’s Heroes, a team of sponsors who support White Plains lawyer Doug Singer’s bid for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 2021 Man of Year. In the organization’s annual fundraiser, Man & Woman of the Year, candidates to compete in honor of a local boy and girl who are blood cancer survivors, to raise the most funds for blood cancer research. Every dollar counts as one vote, and the titles are awarded to the man and woman with the most votes at the end of the campaign.
“I am thrilled to support Doug and his effort to become the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man of Year,” said Russell Yankwitt, founder and managing partner of Yankwitt LLP. “Doug has been committed to this extraordinary organization for many years, serving on its board of directors and raising money for its groundbreaking programs. I respect Doug as a lawyer, colleague, and friend, and I am proud Yankwitt LLP supporting his bid for this coveted honor.”
In 2019, Yankwitt LLP sponsored the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night fundraiser at Rye Playland, and in year’s past has participated in the annual Light the Night event with fundraising teams.
“Supporting the community is more important than ever,” added Yankwitt. “Yankwitt LLP is fortunate to be in a position to help in many ways, among them being a recently established scholarship at Pace Law School for people of color who are committed to social justice and demonstrate financial need, and pro bono legal services for the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, an organization on which Yankwitt serves on its board.
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