In the Community

Our Connecticut-based personal injury lawyers at Buckley Wynne & Parese give back to our communities.

Proud Supporter Of

  • Closer to Free Ride
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association Fellows
  • CT Challenge Ride
  • New Haven Legal Assistance Association
  • Matt's Mission Fund
  • The Diaper Bank
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving Connecticut
  • Yale Athletics
  • North Branford High School
  • St. Baldrick's Foundation | Childhood Cancer Research Charity
  • Kid-U-Not: Supporting living organ donors
  • Colin’s Crew
  • Smile Anyway
  • St. Rita
  • Xavier High School
  • Sacred Heart University
  • Sacred Heart Academy
  • UCONN Foundation
  • ABAConn
  • Massaro Community Farm
  • Amity High School
  • The Elks
  • The Hundred Club of CT
  • ALS Association
  • North Haven Education Foundation
  • New Haven Legal Assistance Association
  • Kids In Limos
  • Hamden Education Foundation
  • Brian's Hope
  • Sons & Daughters of Italy Lodge
  • Senate Republican Campaign Committee
  • Miss US Latina
  • Shubert Theater
  • North Branford Youth Basketball
  • Irish American Community Center
  • East Celebrity Elite All Star Cheer and Dance Booster Club
  • CT Trial Lawyers Association
  • CT Hockey League
  • Branford Youth Lacrosse
  • Italian American Club
  • Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
  • Babe Ruth League of Norwalk Inc.
  • Saint Marten de Porres Academy
  • James Hillhouse High School
  • North Haven High School
  • Guilford High School
  • Joseph A. Foran High School
  • Branford High School
  • F.O.C.U.S: Fellowship of Catholic University Students
  • New Haven Bar Association
  • Mary Wade
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
  • FACS - Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools
  • North Branford Little League
  • Columbus Lodge of Hamden

Our Connecticut-based personal injury lawyers at Buckley Wynne & Parese give back to our communities. Learn about the organizations, charities, and community partnerships we support.

Memorial Funds

  • Matt’s Mission Fund: 18-year-old kid who died while practicing destructive driving techniques (“caught air” and lost control of his vehicle)

    5K Gold Sponsorship (2016-2018)

  • Yale Sappern Memorial Fund: Assisting victims of domestic violence navigate through the court system

    Annual Memorial Fund Dinner Bronze Sponsorship (2016-2018)

  • Colin's Crew

    Colin’s Crew Night of Hope Fundraiser Hero Sponsorship

    Colin’s Crew is committed to raising funds through grass roots fundraising efforts to support families affected by childhood cancer.

  • MADD

    The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking.Annual Sponsorship, Tie One on For Safety (TOOFS) Campaign Donation (November 2018)

    MADD Connecticut' s advocates and staff work tirelessly to support victims at no charge, advocate for stronger laws and create a future of No More Victims®.

  • Smile Anyway

    Break the relapse cycle after rehab by offering a structured transitional facility by allowing uninterrupted continuum of care.

    Break the relapse cycle after rehab by offering a structured transitional facility by allowing an uninterrupted continuum of care.

  • New Haven Ballet Shubert Theater

    Sponsorship

    The Shubert Theatre is a 1,600-seat theatre located at 247 College Street in New Haven, Connecticut. Originally opened in 1914 by The Shubert Organization, it was designed by Albert Swazey, a New York architect and built by the H.E. Murdock Construction Company.

  • Senate Republican Campaign Committee

    Contribution

  • Brian’s Hope: Stopping the progression of ALD

    Hammerfest Triathlon Donations (2016 & 2017)

    Brian’s Hope works to advocate for ALD awareness and research as well as legislation while providing support for those affected.

  • Smile Anyway: break the relapse cycle after rehab by offering a structured transitional facility by allowing uninterrupted continuum of care

    Love is Louder 1st Musical Festival Sponsorship (November 2018)

    Break the relapse cycle after rehab by offering a structured transitional facility by allowing an uninterrupted continuum of care.

  • The ALS Association

    Walk to Defeat ALS, Westport. Legal assistant, Alyssa participates annually and others in the office donate to support her fundraising efforts

    Established in 1985, The ALS Association is the only national non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease on every front.  By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships, The Association builds hope and enhances quality of life while aggressively searching for new treatments and a cure.

  • The Civil Justice Foundation, Inc.

    Annual Stephen G. Friedler Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit various charities (2016-2018) & UCONN Trial Advocacy Fund/Program Donation (2016-2017)

  • The Hundred Club of CT: easing the financial burdens of the surviving spouses and children of police officers, volunteer and paid firefighters, and correction officers who have given their lives in the performance of their duties

    Membership/Annual Dues (2016-2018)

    The Hundred Club of Connecticut is a charitable, non-profit, tax exempt organization of more than 2400 leading citizens from all parts of the state and from all walks of life who are committed to the task of easing the financial burdens of the surviving spouse and children of police officers, volunteer and paid firefighters, and correction officers who have given their lives in the performance of their duties.

  • UCONN Foundation: promote the educational, scientific, cultural, research and recreational objectives of UCONN

    Golf Tournament Sponsorship (2018)

    The Foundation’s mission statement is: Strengthening UConn One Relationship at a Time.  The independent, not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization does this by operating exclusively to promote the educational, scientific, cultural, research and recreational objectives of the University of Connecticut. This is accomplished by providing quality programs and services for its alumni and supporters, and by serving as the primary fundraising vehicle for the University. The Foundation solicits, administers, and invests private funds for the sole benefit of the University and its mission of pursuing excellence in teaching, research, and public service.

Schools

  • Yale University

    Yale Athletics Corporate Partnership (2016-2018)

  • St. Rita's

    Annual St. Rita School Golf Tournament Putting Green Sponsorship (2016-2018), John Buckley coaches/teaches Mock Trial to 7th & 8th Graders

    St. Rita School is a Catholic Parish elementary school located in Hamden, Connecticut, serving students from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade.

  • Xavier High School

    2018 Alumni Golf Classic Sponsorship (Falcon/main sponsor), Football Field Sponsorship Banner (2017), 2016 Students Helping Students Ad Book Campaign

    As a top private school in New England, Xavier High School in Middletown, CT, prepares young men to face the challenges of college life and beyond.

  • Sacred Heart University

    6th Annual Michael Tyll Sacred Hear Pioneers Ice Hockey Redliners Golf Tournament Sponsorship (August 2018)

    Sacred Heart University is a private Roman Catholic university located in Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. Sacred Heart was founded in 1963 by the Most Reverend Walter W. Curtis, Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport, Connecticut.

  • Sacred Heart Academy

    Musical Sponsorship (Fall 2018)

    Sacred Heart Academy is a young women's college preparatory, Roman Catholic high school located in Hamden, Connecticut, and is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford. It is run by the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, an order of religious sisters founded in Italy by Mother Clelia Merloni.

  • UCONN Foundation

    The Foundation’s mission statement is: Strengthening UConn One Relationship at a Time.  The independent, not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization does this by operating exclusively to promote the educational, scientific, cultural, research and recreational objectives of the University of Connecticut. This is accomplished by providing quality programs and services for its alumni and supporters, and by serving as the primary fundraising vehicle for the University. The Foundation solicits, administers, and invests private funds for the sole benefit of the University and its mission of pursuing excellence in teaching, research, and public service.

  • Amity High School

    Ice Hockey & Annual Golf Tournament Sponsorship (2016-2018)

    To enable every Amity student to become a lifelong learner and a literate, caring, creative and effective world citizen.

  • Branford High School

    Annual Men’s Hockey Golf Classic Sponsorship (2016-2018) & Boys Ice Hockey

  • Foran High School

    Newspaper Journalism Advertisement (2016-2017)

  • Guilford High School

    Boy’s Ice Hockey Booster Club Sponsorship (2016-2018)

  • North Branford High School

    Project Graduation Donation: event for graduates to gather to remember their 4 years (2017)

  • North Haven High School

    Annual Fall Golf Sponsorship Hockey (2017)

  • James Hillhouse High School

    Contribution to their Costa Rica Student Trip (2017)

  • Saint Marten de Porres Academy

    Golf-Fore-Kids Sponsorship (2016-2018), 12th Annual Spring Fling Sponsorship

  • St. Mary’s School

    Wine & Beer Tasting and Annual Auction Donation (2017)

  • Hamden Education Foundation

    2nd Annual Spelling Bee Sponsorship (2016)

    Hamden Education Foundation is a community organization dedicated to enriching the tradition of excellence in the Hamden Public Schools.  The Foundation seeks to form a bond between community members who care deeply about our students and the educators dedicated to teaching them.

  • North Haven Education Fund: financial support for exceptional education in North Haven

    Adult Spelling Bee Sponsorship (2016-2018)

    The North Haven Education Foundation, Inc. funds curriculum appropriate projects which are typically initiated by the people closest to the learning process and the curricular needs of students in the community.

Misc

  • Autobody Association of CT

    Platinum Sponsorship (2016-2018), ABAC News: Supporting Vendor Advertisement

    The ABAC is dedicated to educating Connecticut motorists, enhancing the abilities and knowledge of its members, and promoting in all ways safe and dependable auto repairs. Through proposing and monitoring legislation, the ABAC endeavors to protect the best interests of consumers, its members, and the collision repair industry.

  • Kid-U-Not: Supports living organ donors

    1st and 2nd Annual 5K Road Race Silver Sponsorship (2017 & 2018

    In the United States, one person dies almost every hour while waiting for an organ transplant. Over 90% of those waiting can be helped by a living donor.  In fact, more than one third of all organ donors in the U.S. are living organ donors. Living organ donors are the unsung heroes of the transplant story. 

Kid-U-Not is a charitable organization dedicated to supporting living organ donors before, during, and after their operation occurs.

  • Massaro Community Farm: nonprofit certified-organic farm of 57-acres run collaboratively with Town of Woodbridge & local citizens

    Learning Garden Sponsorship (2017-2018) & 6th Annual Dinner on the Farm (2016)

    Massaro Community Farm is a nonprofit, certified organic farm on 57 acres of land deeded to the Town of Woodbridge in 2007 by the Massaro Family, who had farmed the land since 1916.

  • Amity High School Men's Ice Hockey

    Sponsorship

    To enable every Amity student to become a lifelong learner and a literate, caring, creative and effective world citizen.

  • Branford Elks Club

    Annual Charity Golf Tournament Sponsorship (2016-2018)

    The Elks are a fraternal order with nearly a million members and a 150-year history. A network of more
than 2000 lodges in communities all over the country. A generous charitable foundation that each year gives millions in scholarships, an inspiration to youth, a friend to veterans and much more.

  • North Branford Little League

    Team Sponsorship, 4th Annual Golf Tournament Sponsorship (2018), Buckley Wynne & Parese were 2018 league champions!

  • FACS - Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools

    Archbishop’s Columbus Day Breakfast Contributions (2016-2018)

  • Yale New Haven Hospital

  • Mary Wade Wine Dinner sponsor

    13th Annual Wine Dinner Friends of Mary Wade Sponsorship

  • New Haven Bar Association

    Annual Golf Tournament Sponsorship (2016-2018)

  • F.O.C.U.S: Fellowship of Catholic University Students

    Golf Classic Sponsorship (2016-2018)

  • ECEBC

  • Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

    Legacy Gala Sponsorship (2016)

  • Babe Ruth League of Norwalk Inc.

    Norwalk 14U Revolution donation (2018)

  • Branford Italian American Club

    Golf Tournament Sponsorship (2016-2018)

  • Branford Youth Lacrosse

    Platinum Sponsorship (2016)

  • Columbus Lodge of Hamden

    57th Annual Golf Tournament Bronze Sponsorship

  • CT Hockey League

    Sponsorship (2016-2018)

    The CHL is CT's largest adult league. CHL is a year around Adult League that caters to players of all levels. Individuals or teams.

  • CT Trial Lawyers Association

    Charity Softball Game Umpire Sponsor (October 2018)

    Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association is a non-profit professional association dedicated to creating and maintaining a more just society by preserving individual rights within the justice system.

  • East Celebrity Elite All Star Cheer and Dance Booster Club

    Annual Golf Tournament Sponsorship on behalf of athletes, Kaley and Mia Oliverio (2016-2018)

  • Indian Neck Yacht Club, Inc.

    Advertisement (2016-2018)

  • Irish American Community Center

    Annual Irish Golf Classic Sponsorship (2016-2017)

  • Miss US Latina

    Contestant, Karina DeFelice, Contribution (September 2017)

    MISS U.S. LATINA® is the first competition to be established exclusively for Latinas in the USA.

  • North Branford Youth Basketball

    Team Sponsorships (2016-2018)

    The North Branford Youth Basketball family, including parents, coaches and sponsors is steadfast in our commitment to educate and encourage today’s adolescents who are destined to become tomorrow’s role models

  • Shop Local

    Bon Appetit 2017 Holiday Baskets

  • The North Haven Sons & Daughters of Italy Lodge 2805

    Distinguished Dinner Sponsorship (2016)

    The Order Sons of Italy in America is the largest and oldest Italian American fraternal organization in the United States

  • Kids in Limos: transport cancer and special needs children and families

    Contribution (September 2017)

    Special rides for cancer and special needs children.

  • New Haven Legal Assistance Assoc., Inc.

    Donation (2018)

    New Haven Legal Assistance Association, Inc. (LAA) is a nonprofit organization that was incorporated on April 7, 1964 to “secure justice for and to protect the rights of those residents of New Haven County unable to engage legal counsel.” LAA was one of the first legal services programs established and the federal government used it as a model for similar programs throughout the country.

  • St. Baldrick’s Foundation: Conquer Childhood Cancer

    Parese and his sons annually shave their heads to raise funds for research in memory of Parese’s niece, Lyla Bogardus

    The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a not-for-profit organization with the aim of raising funds to help find cures for children with cancer.

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    - Robin

    Thanks for helping me with the MV accident!

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    We just wanted you to know how much it meant to us, thanks again for everything!

    - Sally D.

    Thank you for you generous donation!

    Thank you for you generous donation!

    Without your help, Kid-U-Not, would not be able to help living organ donors in Connecticut!

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    - BHS Hockey Booster Club

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