Davenport Evans Joins #GivingTuesday with Bus Passes, Paint Brushes

December 2, 2014 | dehs

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LifeScape 2014Davenport Evans has joined #GivingTuesday, a follow-up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season.

In honor of #GivingTuesday and the firm’s 75th Anniversary, today Davenport Evans donated 75 30-day Sioux Area Metro bus passes to LifeScape, and 75 paint brushes to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sioux Falls.

Attorneys Jean H. Bender and Brendan W. Reilly were pleased to present 75 30-day Sioux Area Metro bus passes to LifeScape. Bus passes are a regular item on LifeScape’s wish list, as public transportation is a lifeline in their mission of “promoting independence for children and adults with disabilities by providing specialized services, healthcare, community connections, and lifelong learning.” Those interested in making LifeScape part of their #GivingTuesday are encouraged to call the LifeScape Foundation at 605-444-9800 or to donate online.

Habitat for Humanity 2014Attorneys Kristi Geisler Holm and Justin T. Clarke also presented 75 paint brushes to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sioux Falls. Geisler Holm serves on the South Dakota Board for Habitat for Humanity and has seen first-hand how the organization impacts the lives of local families. Having built or rehabilitated 121 homes since the organization’s inception in 1989, the Sioux Falls chapter has served 189 adults and 483 children. The group recently broke ground on the Master’s Annex, which will offer indoor winter construction shifts and expand the ReStore sales floor. Those interested in making Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sioux Falls part of their #GivingTuesday are encouraged to call 605-332-5962 or donate online.

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP, located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is one of the State’s largest law firms. The firm’s attorneys provide business and litigation counsel to individuals and corporate clients in a variety of practice areas. For more information about Davenport Evans, visit www.dehs.com.