“Virginia Lawyers Weekly” highlights GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys’ community outreach this week
“Virginia Lawyers Weekly,” the Commonwealth’s go-to legal publication, featured GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys this week, focusing on our community outreach. Their article highlighted our “Car Seats for Kids” campaign and contest, described our “Texts=Wrecks” spring campaign, and showcased our other educational outreach efforts that we perform in our local communities.
GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys has helped our community recognize local service superstars – medical workers, first responders and educators – during the COVID-19 crisis.
GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys is expanding our annual “Texts=Wrecks” campaign this year to reduce the number of people injured or killed by distracted drivers in Eastern Virginia.
Eighty percent of all Virginia vehicle accidents in 2018 were caused by drivers being distracted, either by their phones or otherwise, causing them to take their eyes off the road, according to Drive SMART Virginia. Further, 65 percent of all near-accidents – close calls that almost ended in collisions – were also caused by distracted driving.
Our generous community donated more than 675 coats during our annual coat drive. We gave many of the coats to the Gloucester Salvation Army, the Gloucester United for Emergency Shelter Team (GUEST), and the Hampton Veterans Administration Medical Center
Our fifth annual Fall Coat Drive has started, and will last through December 20, 2019! We invite you to drop off new or used coats from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at our office on 4073 George Washington Memorial Highway, Hayes.
We are again working with the Salvation Army in Gloucester, the Gloucester United for Emergency Shelter Team (GUEST), the Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and other local organizations to distribute the coats to people in need in our community.
GibsonSingleton says: “Say no to distracted driving, say yes to safer driving, and win our scholarship!”
It’s that time of year again! We at GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys are kicking off prom and graduation season a little early with our Texts=Wrecks Scholarship 2019.
The prize is $1,000 for college expenses, and the scholarship is open to any 3.0-GPA-or-above student in the United States. Whether you were born and grew up here, are a legal permanent resident, or are a DACA recipient, you are welcome to apply. The deadline is May 16, 2019, and we’ll announce our winner on June 13.
Our annual Coat Drive collected more than 640 coats from generous donors this fall.
We then gave many of the coats to the Salvation Army of Gloucester, the Gloucester United for Emergency Shelter Team (GUEST), and the Hampton Veterans Administration Medical Center, which serves many homeless veterans. This year, we also gave coats to LINK of Hampton Roads, which helps men, women, and children in crisis or with basic unmet needs.
The team at GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys understands the value of community, and we take our commitment to giving back seriously. The partners of the firm, John Singleton and Ken Gibson, talked about one of our public safety campaigns in a recent interview:
Thanks to our generous community, our 2018 coat drive has already received and distributed 402 coats!
Just last week, members of First Morning Star Baptist Church in Bena, VA, donated 45 coats. Church member Edward Washington brought them in, and asked that as many as possible go to the Gloucester United Emergency Shelter Team (GUEST). Mr. Washington’s timing was perfect because GUEST had some immediate needs, including a family of eight planning to enter the shelter shortly.
GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys is a drop-off location for the Marine Toys for Tots program now through December 15, 2018. We invite you to drop off new, unwrapped toys from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, at our office, 4073 George Washington Memorial Highway, Hayes.
We are working with the local chapter of the U.S. Marine Corps League to collect toys for children in need for Christmas.
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Prevention, empathy, and diligence are hallmarks of everything we do at GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys. Our community can see these ideals lived out in our work to prevent personal injuries from happening.
- Safety Education
GibsonSingleton launches a “Texts=Wrecks” campaign to reduce the number of people injured or killed by distracted drivers.
- Annual Coat Drive
During the fall, our team works to distribute coats to people in need in our community.
- Hands-on Service
John and Ken join the Gloucester Point Rotary Club in cleaning up the community.
- Supporting Local Schools
The Gibson family participates in Gloucester’s Botetourt Elementary Shuffle fundraiser.