At McDonald Hopkins, we recognize that we have a responsibility to make a difference in the communities where we live and work. As a firm we support a variety of community service projects and local nonprofit organizations through internal fundraising, volunteering, sponsorships, and membership on boards. And we are proud that so many of our people devote significant hours to volunteering and supporting nonprofit organizations that enrich and strengthen our communities.

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services 

Our Chicago office is proud to take part in the annual Race Judicata 5k, benefiting Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
McDonald Hopkins 2015 Race Judicata Chicago

Harvest for Hunger 

The firm participates in Harvest for Hunger, an annual campaign aimed at fighting hunger across Ohio. 
Harvest 4 Hunger 2016 Cleveland

Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland

Every Halloween, trick-or-treaters from the Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland roam the halls and collect candy from our staff. Bernie Karr has organized the event for nine years running. 
McDonald Hopkins 2015 Trick or Treat


Every holiday season, our West Palm Beach office participates in the Adopt-A-Family program, raising money and wrapping up gifts to help make the holidays a little brighter for a local family. 
West Palm Beach Adopt a Family


Beaumont Health Foundation's Breast Care Centers

In 2018, our Detroit office focused on supporting Beaumont Health’s Breast Care Centers, raising over $6,600 that will go to helping provide comprehensive, coordinated care to women.

Dress for Success

Our Women's Council has partnered with Dress for Success, hosting accessory drives in Cleveland and Florida, providing insight on resiliency and doing mock interviews for participants in the Dress for Success program.

Say Yes to Education

McDonald Hopkins is proud to partner with College Now of Greater Cleveland to help recruit mentors for low-income, first-generation college students in greater Cleveland. The College Now Mentoring Program is a high-quality, high-impact mentoring program that uses a unique, online platform which guides communication between mentor and mentee with an interactive and personalized curriculum. College Now also hosts events throughout the year to bring mentor-mentee pairs together, and also to create space for mentors and mentees to learn from one another. 

Below are some of the other organizations and community projects we are proud to support:
A Kid Again Hebrew Academy of Cleveland
Abraham Lincoln President Library Foundation Holy Name High School
Adoption Network Cleveland Hopewell
After School All Starts Ohio Jackson Health Foundation
AGC of Ohio Jewish Federation of Cleveland
Alzheimer’s Association Karamu House
American Cancer Society Lake County Bar Association
American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science Lake County YMCA
American Red Cross of Greater Cleveland Lake View Cemetery Association
American Red Cross of Chicago Leadership Oakland
Anti-Defamation League Legal Aid Society-Cleveland
Autism New Jersey Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc.
Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Beech Brook Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio Lorain Historical Society
Big Brothers Big Sister of Greater Cleveland March of Dimes
Birmingham Bloomfield Arts Center Miami Beach JCC
Bloomfield Christian School National Kidney Foundation
Boy Scouts of America Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Boys & Girls Club Near West Theatre
BVU the Center for Nonprofit Excellence New Hope Charities, Inc.
Canvas Art Charities New York Blood Center
Careforce International Notre Dame Club of Detroit
Case Western Reserve University Ohio Cancer Research Associates
CHARM Ohio Chamber of Commerce
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Ohio Employee Ownership Center
Children’s Dyslexia Centers, Inc. Ohio Guidestone
Christian Leadership Academy Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
City Year Cleveland Parma Hospital Health Care Foundation
Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Pointe Aquatics
Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital Prevent Blindness Ohio
Cleveland Institute of Music Providence House
Cleveland Leadership Center Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Recovery Resources
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Cleveland Restoration Society Rocky River Education Foundation
Cleveland Sight Center Ronald McDonald House
Community Resource Services Salvation Army Greater Cleveland
Cornerstone of Hope Seal Future Fund
Cuban-American Bar Association Southwest Community Health Foundation
Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation St. John Hospital Guild
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation St. Malachi Center
Depaul University Street Law, Inc.
Dobama Theatre Suncoast High School
ESOP Association Susan G. Komen
Federal Bar Association Teach for America Inc.
Federation of Women Contractors THAW (The Heat & Warmth Assocation)
Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence Foundation The American Jewish Committee
Foundation for Appalachian Ohio The Artists Archive of the Western Reserve
Fuchs Mizrachi School The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio
GESU Boosters The Cleveland Institute of Art
Glades Academy Foundation Inc. United Cerebral Palsy
Greater Cleveland Film Commission University Circle Incorporated
Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society University Hospital
Greater Cleveland Sports Commission Villanova University
H.E.L.P. West Creek Conservancy
Harvest for Hunger Western Reserve Fire Museum
YMCA of Greater Cleveland