WHEREAS, the Philadelphia Bar Association is committed to supporting public interest organizations through the Philadelphia Bar Foundation; and
WHEREAS, for many years, the Association’s annual dues statement has suggested that members add an additional $25 contribution to be donated to the Philadelphia Bar Foundation; and
WHEREAS, there is a substantial and increasing need for funds on the part of public interest organizations and the Board of Governors believes that increased funding for the Philadelphia Bar Foundation is important.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association directs that Association dues statements request an increase in the voluntary contribution to the Philadelphia Bar Foundation from $25 to $35, effective immediately.
PHILADELPHIA BAR ASSOCIATION
BOARD OF GOVERNORS
ADOPTED: November 29, 2012