Food bank challenge exceeds goal

Toronto law firms raised almost $258,000 for the Daily Bread Food Bank this year, surpassing their goal of $250,000.

The final numbers for the Daily Bread Law Firm Challenge are in and, of the 41 law firms that participated, this year Blake Cassels and Graydon LLP is the overall winner, raising more than $40,000. This is the first time since the challenge started in 2003, that Blakes has won.

The winner for per-capita standings is Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP.

The top three firms in the overall standings are:
1.   Blakes: $40,412.45
2.   McCarthy Tétrault LLP: $39,168.05
3.   Paliare Roland: $32,644.54

The top three firms in the per-capita standings are:
1.   Paliare Roland: $480.07
2.   Solmon Rothbart Goodman LLP: $380.94
3.   Owens Wright LLP: $208.04

The Law Firm Challenge is Daily Bread’s largest employee drive of the holiday season and consistently raises close to $250,000 across the city.

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