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.
Matt’s Mission Fund
How BWP Helped: 5K Gold Sponsorship (2016-2018)
About Matt’s Mission Fund: 18-year-old kid who died while practicing destructive driving techniques (“caught air” and lost control of his vehicle)
Yale Sappern Memorial Fund
How BWP Helped: Annual Memorial Fund Dinner Bronze Sponsorship (2016-2018)
About Yale Sappern Memorial Fund: Assisting victims of domestic violence navigate through the court system
How BWP Helped: Colin’s Crew Night of Hope Fundraiser Hero Sponsorship
About Colin's Crew: Colin’s Crew is committed to raising funds through grass roots fundraising efforts to support families affected by childhood cancer.
How BWP Helped: Annual Sponsorship, Tie One on For Safety (TOOFS) Campaign Donation (November 2018)
About MADD: 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®. 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.
New Haven Ballet Shubert Theater
How BWP Helped: Sponsorship
About New Haven Ballet Shubert Theater: 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.
Brian’s Hope: Stopping the progression of ALD
How BWP Helped: Hammerfest Triathlon Donations (2016 & 2017)
About Brian’s Hope: Stopping the progression of ALD: Brian’s Hope works to advocate for ALD awareness and research as well as legislation while providing support for those affected.
How BWP Helped: Love is Louder 1st Musical Festival Sponsorship (November 2018)
About Smile Anyway: Break the relapse cycle after rehab by offering a structured transitional facility by allowing an uninterrupted continuum of care.
The ALS Association
How BWP Helped: Walk to Defeat ALS, Westport. Legal assistant, Alyssa participates annually and others in the office donate to support her fundraising efforts
About The ALS Association: 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.
How BWP Helped: 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
How BWP Helped: Membership/Annual Dues (2016-2018)
About The Hundred Club of CT: 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. 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
How BWP Helped: Golf Tournament Sponsorship (2018)
About 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.
How BWP Helped: Annual St. Rita School Golf Tournament Putting Green Sponsorship (2016-2018), John Buckley coaches/teaches Mock Trial to 7th & 8th Graders
About St. Rita's: St. Rita School is a Catholic Parish elementary school located in Hamden, Connecticut, serving students from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade.
Xavier High School
How BWP Helped: 2018 Alumni Golf Classic Sponsorship (Falcon/main sponsor), Football Field Sponsorship Banner (2017), 2016 Students Helping Students Ad Book Campaign
About Xavier High School: 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
How BWP Helped: 6th Annual Michael Tyll Sacred Hear Pioneers Ice Hockey Redliners Golf Tournament Sponsorship (August 2018)
About Sacred Heart University: 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
How BWP Helped: Musical Sponsorship (Fall 2018)
About Sacred Heart Academy: 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.
Amity High School
How BWP Helped: Ice Hockey & Annual Golf Tournament Sponsorship (2016-2018)
About Amity High School: To enable every Amity student to become a lifelong learner and a literate, caring, creative and effective world citizen.
Branford High School
How BWP Helped: Annual Men’s Hockey Golf Classic Sponsorship (2016-2018) & Boys Ice Hockey
North Branford High School
How BWP Helped: Project Graduation Donation: event for graduates to gather to remember their 4 years (2017)
Saint Marten de Porres Academy
How BWP Helped: Golf-Fore-Kids Sponsorship (2016-2018), 12th Annual Spring Fling Sponsorship
St. Mary’s School
How BWP Helped: Wine & Beer Tasting and Annual Auction Donation (2017)
Hamden Education Foundation
How BWP Helped: 2nd Annual Spelling Bee Sponsorship (2016)
About Hamden Education Foundation: 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 Foundation
How BWP Helped: Adult Spelling Bee Sponsorship (2016-2018)
About North Haven Education Foundation: 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.
Autobody Association of CT
How BWP Helped: Platinum Sponsorship (2016-2018), ABAC News: Supporting Vendor Advertisement
About Autobody Association of CT: 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.
How BWP Helped: 1st and 2nd Annual 5K Road Race Silver Sponsorship (2017 & 2018
About Kid-U-Not: 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
How BWP Helped: Learning Garden Sponsorship (2017-2018) & 6th Annual Dinner on the Farm (2016)
About Massaro Community Farm: 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
How BWP Helped: Sponsorship
About Amity High School Men's Ice Hockey: To enable every Amity student to become a lifelong learner and a literate, caring, creative and effective world citizen.
Branford Elks Club
How BWP Helped: Annual Charity Golf Tournament Sponsorship (2016-2018)
About Branford Elks Club: 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
How BWP Helped: Team Sponsorship, 4th Annual Golf Tournament Sponsorship (2018), Buckley Wynne & Parese were 2018 league champions!
FACS - Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools
How BWP Helped: Archbishop’s Columbus Day Breakfast Contributions (2016-2018)
Mary Wade Wine Dinner sponsor
How BWP Helped: 13th Annual Wine Dinner Friends of Mary Wade Sponsorship
F.O.C.U.S: Fellowship of Catholic University Students
How BWP Helped: Golf Classic Sponsorship (2016-2018)
Columbus Lodge of Hamden
How BWP Helped: 57th Annual Golf Tournament Bronze Sponsorship
About Columbus Lodge of Hamden: The Knights of Columbus stands as the strong right arm of the Church, and challenges members to grow in their faith through programs, fraternity and vital resources such as our award-winning magazine, Columbia, and many other exclusive member communications.
CT Hockey League
How BWP Helped: Sponsorship (2016-2018)
About CT Hockey League: 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
How BWP Helped: Charity Softball Game Umpire Sponsor (October 2018)
About CT Trial Lawyers Association: 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
How BWP Helped: Annual Golf Tournament Sponsorship on behalf of athletes, Kaley and Mia Oliverio (2016-2018)
Indian Neck Yacht Club, Inc.
How BWP Helped: Advertisement (2016-2018)
Miss US Latina
How BWP Helped: Contestant, Karina DeFelice, Contribution (September 2017)
About Miss US Latina: MISS U.S. LATINA® is the first competition to be established exclusively for Latinas in the USA.
North Branford Youth Basketball
How BWP Helped: Team Sponsorships (2016-2018)
About North Branford Youth Basketball: 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
The North Haven Sons & Daughters of Italy Lodge 2805
How BWP Helped: Distinguished Dinner Sponsorship (2016)
About The North Haven Sons & Daughters of Italy Lodge 2805: The Order Sons of Italy in America is the largest and oldest Italian American fraternal organization in the United States
Kids in Limos
How BWP Helped: Contribution (September 2017)
About Kids in Limos: Special rides for cancer and special needs children.
New Haven Legal Assistance Assoc., Inc.
How BWP Helped: Donation (2018)
About New Haven Legal Assistance Assoc., Inc.: 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
How BWP Helped: Parese and his sons annually shave their heads to raise funds for research in memory of Parese’s niece, Lyla Bogardus
About St. Baldrick’s Foundation: 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.