Dorset Community Foundation, a local charity raising funds for those most in need across the county, is pleased to announce a charity of the year partnership with Bournemouth & District Junior Lawyers Division (JLD), an organisation representing law students, paralegals, trainee solicitors, legal executives, qualified solicitors up to 5 years PQE, pupil barristers and barristers up to 6 years call who are resident, studying or working within Bournemouth, Poole or the surrounding areas.
Jon Yates, Chief Executive at the Foundation added: ‘We are very pleased to be working with such an inspiring group of legal professionals who have committed to raise support and donations for the foundation for the next year.’
Rosie Beaven, Publications and Communications Officer for Bournemouth and District JLD explained: ‘We are very excited to have chosen Dorset Community Foundation as our charity of the year for 2019 . The Foundation carries out vital work across the county, raising both funds and awareness, and inspiring philanthropy to help those in need in our local community.’
To find out more about the work of Dorset Community Foundation, which ranges from supporting older people in fuel poverty to providing bursaries for disadvantaged young people looking to start or continue their education, please visit www.dorsetcommunityfoundaiton.org.