The Suffolk County Bar Association Charitable Foundation was founded in 2005 with a bequest from a client of Joseph Hanshe, Esq., a former SCBA Director and the Foundation's first Managing Director.
The purpose of the Foundation is to raise monies through fundraising efforts and to utilize the funds for educational and charitable purposes, including the improvement of citizenship and the administration of justice, to increase the understanding and promotion of the law through the award of scholarships and grants and to establish charitable programs seeking to enhance the well-being of individuals, especially children, and to render financial assistance to entities organized and devoted to the realization of charitable purposes within Suffolk County. Click here to make a tax detuctible donation
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ANOTHER NIGHT - A PSA Video
“Another Night” is a public service project of the Suffolk County Bar Association and the Suffolk Academy of Law
SCBA Receives the 2018 NYSBA Bar Leaders Innovation Award
The SCBA and the Academy of Law are the recipients of the New York State Bar Association's 2018 Bar Leaders Innovation Award for its film production of "Another Night," a public service project that addresses the increasingly serious epidemic of opioid and heroin facing our young people in Suffolk County. The film, spearheaded by President Justin M. Block, follows two siblings' journey through prescribed medication, to illicit drugs and arrest through prosecution in the Suffolk County Courts. For further information or to receive a copy of the film, call headquarters (631) 234-5511.