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Community Involvement


Murtha cares about our community – both where we work and where we live.  We take pride in getting involved and making a difference.  Whether through business contributions, event sponsorship, or employee participation, Murtha Cullina and its employees support initiatives that improve the quality of life in their communities. 

Murtha Cullina Scholarship Funds

More than 15 years ago Murtha Cullina made the decision to turn the tradition of holiday giving into scholarship funds benefiting inner city children. In Connecticut, scholarship funds were set up at The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. The income of the fund is to be distributed annually to support scholarships to post-secondary institutions (accredited colleges or universities) for needy students from the Hartford and New Haven areas (with a preference for students from each city).

With the firm’s presence in Boston and Woburn, Massachusetts, Murtha is proud to support uAspire. With sites in Boston, Springfield and Lawrence, uAspire’s mission is to ensure that all young people have the financial information and resources necessary to find an affordable path to – and through – a postsecondary education. uAspire partners with schools and community-based organizations to provide free financial aid advice and advocacy to young people and families to help them overcome the financial barriers to higher education.

For more information, visit:

uAspire Scholarship Program:
http://www.uaspireusa.org/

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving:
http://www.hfpg.org

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven:
http://www.cfgnh.org

Employee Community Projects

Donations to a favorite charity, such as United Way, and rolling up our sleeves to serve meals three times each month at MANNA Community Meals (Hands on Hartford) in downtown Hartford are just a few of the many ways attorneys and staff at Murtha Cullina give back to the communities that support them. We participate in ongoing fundraising activities --  like monthly Jeans Days -- to provide much needed resources for local charities. Additionally, Murtha Cullina is involved in a variety of charitable events.  Among them are:

America Heart Association Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
American Red Cross American Cancer Society
Easter Seals Preservation Massachusetts
Greater Hartford Legal Aid Greater Lowell Community Fund
Jimmy Fund New England Center for Children
MS Society Connecticut Farmland Trust
Leadership Greater Hartford Fidelco
Center for Children's Advocacy Community Foundation of Greater New Haven
Greater Boston Legal Services Foodshare
Woburn Friends of Hospice Care Watershed Fund
United Way  Anti-Defamation League
MANNA Community Meals (Hands on Hartford) Junior Achievement
   
   
   

 

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