Thank You 2021 Year-End Donors!

Throughout the pandemic, our work-from-home companions got to see firsthand all the good work we do for our clients as a result of your support. They were impressed and decided they want to be the ones to thank you for your year-end donations! (It’s the least they could do!)

Thank you pro bono attorneys

Thank you pro bono attorneys

THANK YOU PRO BONO ATTORNEYS During this season of gratitude, we want to take this opportunity to let you know you’re appreciated. Although your extraordinary gift of service means more than words can express, we can say: it is because of you that problems have been solved, it is because of you that lives have been changed, and…

Migrant Farmworker Outreach 9/20/21

The 9/20/21 Monday Night Migrant Farmworkers Outreach had something for everyone!   Orrick Christian Church volunteers brought in an enormous barbeque contraption and hosted a cookout for the workers and their families. Legal Aid staff members Erin Bartling, Kate Macan, and Helen Perez answered questions about Legal Aid. Representatives from the Mexican Consulate were also on…

Legal Aid helped Jane and her daughter escape a dangerous and abusive situation. They can now rebuild and live a life free of violence.

Jane is probably quite like someone you know; she loves her daughter and would do almost anything to keep her safe. Jane originally applied to Legal Aid for help getting an order of protection against her baby’s father, George. During Jane’s pregnancy, George had become physically abusive, pushing her and almost knocking her to the…

A hardworking Legal Aid paralegal sifted through stacks of medical records and worked alongside Marco’s care team to get him the disability benefits he needed.

Marco is a 64-year-old grandfather, neighbor, and friend. For decades, he ran his own cleaning business. Sadly, Marco had to sell his business when he could no longer work due to congestive heart failure, heart disease, kidney disease, and diabetes. Without his business, Marco had no income to pay for basic expenses and the medical…