News Releases

January 22, 2020

MBA Young Lawyers Section Participates in Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service

MLK Day of Service

Ambler, PA - More than a dozen MBA members, staff, and family donated their time on Monday, January 20, 2020 to give back on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service. Two groups of volunteers spent their day at Interfaith Housing Alliance ( and Wissahickon Valley Boys & Girls Club (

Interfaith Housing Alliance provides emergency and transitional shelter to families with children, as well as emergency food relief and intensive case management and support services. MBA members cleaned and moved furniture, sorted donations, and organized shared spaces in the building.

The Wissahickon Valley Boys & Girls Club offers recreational, afterschool, and summer activities to young people, particularly those in need. MBA volunteers cleaned, organized, and decorated the club's classrooms and hallways.

Thank you to our many member volunteers who made these projects possible, including: Judge Mark A. Kearney, Judge Andrea Duffy, Patrick Gibbons, Timothy Knowles, Joseph McNelis, William Oleckna, Bruce Pancio, Lydia Terrill, Matthew Brittenburg, Chelsea Dearden, Stewart Greenleaf, Jr., Kara Hill, Michael Lyon, Ravi Mohan, Ryan Raymond, Christopher Sperring, Robert Walper, Jennifer Whitehurst, and, our Bar President, Patrick Kurtas.

Click Here to view photos from the service projects.

Also, be sure to check out the current issue of Sidebar Magazine,which highlights the many other ways our members give back!