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.
Our fourth annual Fall Coat Drive has started, and will last through December 21, 2018. 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: 4073 George Washington Memorial Highway, Hayes.
It’s time to wrap up this blog series introducing you to our six Texts=Wrecks scholarship finalists, because we need to choose our winner! Last but not least, meet 18-year-old Susan Li from Lincoln, California. She’s heading off to Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, to get a degree in Engineering in the fall. Here’s her thoughtful and proactive response to changing the way we think about and do driving as a culture.
Our next scholarship finalist is 18-year-old Mckennah Palmer from Eagle Mountain, Utah. She’s our first Western finalist, and we’re proud to welcome her! Mckennah will be pursuing a Computer Science degree at Brigham Young University, Idaho, in the fall. Here’s her strong and intelligent argument for never driving distracted.
We’ve met three fantastic individuals and read what they had to say about the dangers of driving distracted. We’re pleased to introduce our next scholarship finalist, 18-year-old Mae Dye from Gloucester, Virginia! She just graduated from Gloucester High School and will pursue her Bachelor of Arts at William & Mary in nearby Williamsburg in the fall. What does this local student have to say about staying focused while driving?
We met Gillian Pritchett and Katherine Harper, and learned about their personal connections to drunk and distracted driving. The next of our six finalists for our 2018 Texts=Wrecks scholarship is Lauren Mayer. Lauren is an 18-year-old Computational & Applied Statistics Mathematical Biology major at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. She’s from Glen Allen, Virginia. Here’s what she had to tell us about why she’ll never text and drive.
Welcome to this new blog series where we celebrate the six finalists for our 2018 Texts=Wrecks scholarship. Our second finalist is Katherine Harper, who is 20 and lives in Stone Mountain, Georgia. She is a student at the University of Georgia and is pursuing a degree in Health Promotion and MPH Health Policy and Management. Her story is a heartbreaking one that more people are facing as distracted driving becomes increasingly common.
Welcome to this new blog series where we celebrate the six finalists for our 2018 Texts=Wrecks scholarship. Our first finalist is Gillian Pritchett, a 19-year-old student at Wesleyan College in Georgia. Working toward her degree in Early Childhood Education, Gillian hails from Warner Robins, Georgia, and has a personal connection with reckless driving. We’ll let her tell you in her own words.
Many people think of Memorial Day as another long weekend filled with barbecues, picnics, or maybe a road trip. I also love seeing all the American flags flying in our neighborhood and community.
On Memorial Day, we’re really honoring the men and women who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of all Americans and millions of others around the world.
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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.