YLS Raises Funds for Charitable Causes at Holiday Events

Written Monday, December 11, 2023

 YLS Trivia For a Cause Event
CBA YLS and New Haven County Bar Association members joined together at Stony Creek Brewery in Branford for Trivia for a Cause.

On November 20, over 40 members of the CBA Young Lawyers Section (YLS) and the New Haven County Bar Association (NHCBA) gathered at Stony Creek Brewery in Branford for Trivia for a Cause. The event served as a charitable fundraiser and included a trivia contest hosted by CBA YLS Executive Committee member Alison J. Toumekian. Attendees were encouraged to provide non-perishable food items which were provided to the New Haven food pantry Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen. A total of $500 in monetary donations was also raised in advance of and during the event for the YLS and NHCBA’s Horn of Plenty Food Drive, which supports Connecticut Foodshare’s Thanksgiving for All fundraiser.

 2023 YLS Holiday Party
Over 50 YLS members celebrated at Elicit Brewing in Manchester during the section's holiday party.

Over 50 YLS members gathered on December 6 at Elicit Brewing in Manchester for the section’s annual holiday party. During the event, over $300 in contributions were raised for the Feeding Families Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to cover the cost of three meals per day for the parents/caregivers of pediatric patients during their hospital stay.

“Thank you to everyone who joined us for these events and helped support these great causes,” stated YLS Chair Sara J. O’Brien. “We are pleased to have been able to provide an opportunity for our members to network and socialize with one another while also helping to support those in need.”

Donations are still being accepted for the Feeding Families Foundation.

Donate to Feeding Families Foundation through the CBA website.