College Columns December 2018 - Page 6

committee works incredibly hard to ensure that your donations are directed to local pro bono efforts to assist those who need our help navigating the waters.

We cannot do that, though, absent your help. Our Fellows have been more than generous in recent years: the Foundation raised almost exactly $300,000 in both 2016 and 2017. And we hope to clear that bar this year. As announced at our meeting in San Antonio, our goal is to raise $315,000 in 2018.

At this time of year, there are many requests for help, and for your charitable dollars, but please make the Foundation your worthy donee!

And to ensure that you know just how far your contributions go, take a look at the 2017 recipients of Foundation grants by clicking here.

Please Pay It Forward!


Happy Holidays to all!!!

Those of you able to attend our October meeting in San Antonio heard first-hand from one of our grantees – Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas – how important the work of the Foundation is to those in need.

Our dedicated Pro Bono Committee was able to make an impressive number of grants to such organizations this past year. That

Paying It Forward

Paul E. Harner, Ballard Spahr LLP

Chair, ACB Foundation

Foundation Officers

Paul E. Harner


Daniel R. Murray


Martha E.M. Kopacz


Foundation Directors

Marc Abrams

Charles A. Beckham, Jr.

Russell M. Blain

Hon. Sheri Bluebond

Janet E. Bostwick

Guy A. Davis

Kenneth H. Eckstein

M. Colette Gibbons

Rozanne M. Giunta

Craig Goldblatt

Scott J. Goldstein

Ronald F. Greenspan

Jan M. Hayden

Eric W. Lam

Vincent E. Lazar

David E. Leta

Norman L. Pernick

Natalie D. Ramsey

Richard L. Wasserman

Hon. Judith H. Wizmur (Ret.)

Senior Director

Richard Carmody

Ex Officio

Mark D. Bloom

Executive Director

Shari A. Bedker