Community

McCumber Daniels is committed to actively participating in the community and provides charitable support for various events by volunteering, sponsorships and through charitable donations. 

December 18, 2012, Season's Greetings from all of us at McCumber Daniels.  We give thanks for the pleasure of representing the fine people we have been privileged and honored to speak for in the past year and wish you the happiest of holidays and a healthy, bright and prosperous new year. We thank all who have made our continued professional success possible.  McCumber Daniels, with the purchase of a holiday e-card from eCO2Greetings, planted 10 trees through the non-profit organization, American Forests.   To learn more about how you can reduce your carbon footprint, please visit http://www.americanforests.org.   

On October 4, 2012, McCumber Daniels attends the 38th Annual Dinner to benefit the Tampa General Hospital Foundation.   For more information on the Tampa General Hospital Foundation and how you can contribute, please visit http://www.tgh.org/foundation.htm

September 22, 2012, McCumber Daniels sponsors a hole at the 2012 Watermark for Kids Thrive! Classic Charity Golf Tournament.  Watermark for Kids is a non-profit organization committed to helping underserved kids thrive. Watermark for Kids awards are as unique as the Watermark kids themselves. To learn more, visit www.watermarkforkids.org.

On May 16, 2012, McCumber Daniels' attorney Kimberly Potter attended the 120th Year Anniversary of The Children's Home, a local 501 (C)(3) not-for-profit organization serving the Central Florida region. The Children's Home is a child- and family-centered organization that is positioned to care for struggling families and children seeking the comfort of a loving family. For more information on this organization and how you can help donate, please visit http://www.childrenshome.org

Kyleen Hudson was named a 2012 Leaders in the Law by the Florida Association of Women Lawyers’ (FAWL).  To learn more about the philanthropic work this organization is doing, please visit http://www.fawl.org/

On May 3-4, 2012, Andrew McCumber participated in the Third Annual Boca Grande Invitational (BGI) fishing tournament. The BGI is an invitation only event where proceeds benefit the Tampa General Hospital Foundation, Daniel W. DeLaVergne Gift of Life Fund.

On February 18, 2012, Michael Gould served as a judge for the ABA Client Counseling Competition at Villanova University School of Law.  The competition simulates a law office consultation in which law students, acting as lawyers are presented with a typical client matter.  The student lawyers conduct an interview with a person playing the role of the client.  The students are judged on a number of criteria including problem analysis, moral and ethical issues and alternatives to litigation.  At the conclusion of each interview, the judges provide critical analysis and award points based upon the ABA scoring guidelines to determine a winner.

December 8, 2011, McCumber Daniels donates to the ‘Toys for Tots’ drive hosted by the Central Florida Chapter of the International Association of Special Investigation Units (CFIASIU). Attorneys Judd Goodall and Kyleen Hudson participated in the annual IASIU Holiday Social & Toys for Tots Drive and delivered a variety of toys. The mission of the Central Florida Chapter of the International Association of Special Investigation Units (CFIASIU) is to provide networking, information and educational opportunities, on a local level, to members of insurance company Special Investigation Units (SIU) and those from the Law Enforcement community involved in the suppression of insurance fraud throughout the greater Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg, Florida areas.

 
Toys donated by McCumber Daniels

 

October 24, 2011, McCumber Daniels supports the 13th Annual Tampa General Hospital (TGH) Foundation Golf Tournament.  Last year’s tournament raised over $155,000.  The proceeds from this year’s tournament will benefit both TGH’s Transplant Program and MORE HEALTH, Inc.  TGH is the 10th busiest organ transplant center in the nation.  It is the only hospital in West Central Florida performing adult heart, lung, kidney, liver and pancreas transplants.  Pediatric kidney transplants are also performed at TGH.   For more information on next year’s tournament visit the Foundation’s website

On October 22, 2011 McCumber Daniels participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk for the American Cancer Society.  The teams decorated pink bras to show their support for breast cancer research.  The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk unites communities to celebrate people who have battled breast cancer, educate people about ways to reduce their risk, and empower communities to join the fight. Every dollar you raise and every step you take will save lives by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back against breast cancer.  Since 1993, nearly 7 million walkers have raised more than $400 million to help fight breast cancer through participating in the noncompetitive, 3- to 5-mile events. In 2010 alone, nearly 800,000 walkers across the country collected more than $60 million to save lives from breast cancer.  For more information on a walk by you and how you can participate, please visit Making Strides website.

The teams decorated bras to show support Pink awareness balloons
Spray painted bras along start line Team McCumber Daniels
Team McCumber Daniels Team McCumber Daniels
Rylee and Lola Finish Line - 5K

 

October 14, 2011, McCumber Daniels supports the Watermark for Kids Thrive Classic, an annual golf tournament supporting Watermark for Kids.  Watermark for Kids is a non-profit organization committed to helping underserved kids thrive. Watermark for Kids awards are as unique as the Watermark kids themselves. To learn more, visit www.watermarkforkids.org.

 

On October 7, 2011 McCumber Daniels held the annual 'Think Pink Day' to help support the American Cancer Society in their fight to find a cure for Breast Cancer. This year McCumber Daniels raised over $1,100 through a silent auction and bake sale.  The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.  For more information on how you can help, please visit http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/BreastCancer/index

Silent auction items Baked good sale
McCumber Daniels' staff and the raffle items
Silent auction items
Silent auction items Racquael Wilkes auctioned her cake to support breast cancer awareness

 

October 1, 2011, McCumber Daniels participated in the Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure in St. Petersburg, Florida.  The Florida Suncoast Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is dedicated to combating breast cancer at every front. Up to 75 percent of the Affiliate’s net income goes toward funding grants to local hospitals and community organizations that provide breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment programs for medically underserved women. The remaining net income (a minimum of 25 percent) supports the national Komen Grants Program, which funds groundbreaking breast cancer research, meritorious awards and educational and scientific programs around the world.  For more information on how you can help, please visit http://ww5.komen.org/.

 

Racers lined up for the 5K Megi Garrison in front of the Race for the Cure banner
Brunch after the race at Cafe Alma  
Team McCumber Daniels
Team McCumber Daniels

 

July 30, 2011, McCumber Daniels supports the 8th Annual GUS Open, a charity golf tournament that benefits the Santoro Foundation, an organization that strives to raise awareness of prostate cancer.  Every year the Santoro Foundation holds a local golf tournament to raise money for prostate cancer research in the Delaware Valley and to spread the word that men need to see their doctor yearly.  For more information on this organization, please contact McCumber Daniels attorney Patrick Duffy at pduffy@mccumberdaniels.com.

May 6, 2011, Judd W. Goodall participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society fundraiser on May 6, 2011 at the Westchase Golf Course. McCumber Daniels is a proud sponsor of the 16th Annual Invitational SanPar Benefit Golf Tournament to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society by raising funds for the research and treatment of blood cancers. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is committed to funding research to help cure leukemia, lymphoma and related malignancies and improve the quality of life for patients diagnosed with these cancers. For more information on the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and its accomplishments, you can visit their website at www.lls.org.

May 2, 2011, McCumber Daniels supports the Junior Achievement of Central Florida by participating in the 2011 Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon Fundraiser.  The Junior Achievement program provides children in Central Florida a fundamental understanding of financial literacy, workforce readiness and entrepreneurship through age appropriate programs in grades K-12.  For more information on the Junior Achievement of Central Florida, and how you can help please visit http://orlando.ja.org/.

April 14, 2011, McCumber Daniels donates to The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (FSR)  the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving care for Sarcoidosis patients and to finding a cure for this disease.  Sarcoidosis (pronounced SAR-COY-DOE-SIS) is a potentially fatal inflammatory disease that can affect almost any organ in the body.  It causes heightened immunity, which means that a person's immune system, which normally protects the body from infection and disease, overreacts, resulting in damage to the body's own tissues.  For more information on how you can help find a cure to Sarcoidosis, please visit FSR's website at http://www.stopsarcoidosis.org/

Cupcakes with Purple Butterflies Raffle prizes Iris is excited about Sarcoidosis awareness day!

 

 

April 7, 2011 -- McCumber Daniels supports the Tampa Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) "Just Say No to Drugs" program. 

  

March 23, 2011, McCumber Daniels attorney, Mary Beth Davis, volunteered to help clean up New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward with ‘Beacon of Hope’ during the Council on Litigation Management’s (CLM) 2011 Annual Conference.   The Lower Ninth Ward suffered the greatest devastation by Katrina in 2005.  Many flood damaged houses still remain vacant, while other lots only show the concrete foundations and porch steps of houses that were washed away by the flooding waters.  Beacon of Hope helps rebuild neighborhoods that were devastated by Katrina, as well as other areas affected by disaster.  Ms. Davis, along with the other volunteers, helped with demolition, clearing debris and cleaning overgrown lots for eventual reconstruction.  For more information on how you can help, please visit http://www.lakewoodbeacon.org/.

 

Volunteers along with ‘Mary Beth Davis,
(bottom row, third to the left)

 February 7, 2011, McCumber Daniels supports the American Cancer Society’s ‘2011 Relay for Life of Lutz, Florida.’  Together with millions of supporters, the American Cancer Society (ACS) saves lives and creates a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back.  To donate to this cause, please visit http://www.cancer.org/index.

December 8, 2010, McCumber Daniels donates to the ‘Toys for Tots’ drive hosted by the Central Florida Chapter of the International Association of Special Investigation Units (CFIASIU). Attorneys, Judd W. Goodall & Kevin B. Elmore, attended the annual IASIU Holiday Social & Toys for Tots Drive and delivered a variety of toys. Two U.S Marines collected the many toys on site, which will be distributed to less fortunate children this holiday season!

The mission of the Central Florida Chapter of the International Association of Special Investigation Units (CFIASIU) is to provide networking, information and educational opportunities, on a local level, to members of insurance company Special Investigation Units (SIU) and those from the Law Enforcement community involved in the suppression of insurance fraud throughout the greater Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg, Florida areas.

Toys donated from McCumber Daniels to CFIASIU's Toys for Tots Drive

 
On October 1, 2010 McCumber Daniels held the annual 'Think Pink Day' to help support the American Cancer Society in their fight to find a cure for Breast Cancer. This year the staff sold baked good, a silent auction and a raffle contest.

Handmade marshmallows and doughnuts were a hit! 

Some of the silent auction items included pink flip-flops, spa set and flowers

Think pink donation sign
McCumber Daniels staff pose by the Pink table

 

July 28, 2010 -- McCumber Daniels supports the Tampa Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) "Proud to be Drug Free" program.  Our firm reaches out to the family members of the two Tampa Bay Police Officers killed, Jeffrey Kocab and David Curtis, in the June 29, 2010 traffic stop.  

June 18, 2010 -- McCumber Daniels supports the Santoro Foundation, a Foundation that strives to advance the cause of prostate cancer.  Every year the Santoro Foundation holds a local golf tournament to raise money for prostate cancer research in Delaware Valley and to spread the word that men need to see their doctor yearly.  For more information on this organization, please contact McCumber Daniels attorney Patrick Duffy at pduffy@mccumberdaniels.com.

On January 22, 2010 McCumber Daniels raised donations and supplies to help support the Red Cross' Haiti Rescue after a catastrophic earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, 2010.

$5.00 Jean Day and Bake Sale Melissa San Vicente and Iris Colmenares help support the Red Cross Megi Marsters-Garrison provided supplies and the truck to the Red Cross

 

Brenda from the Red Cross Thanks McCumber Daniels for the donation Stephanie Hedrick and Starlett Miller drop off clothing and blankets for those in need


On October 28, 2009 McCumber Daniels had a 'Think Pink Day' to help support the American Cancer Society in their fight to find a cure for Breast Cancer. The staff sold baked goods and a raffle contest. 

 Bake Sale for the American Cancer Society

Megi Marsters-Garrison wearing a pink shirt to show her support for Breast Cancer awareness

 

Items to be raffled off

Racquael Wilkes donates money to buy a baked good

 

 

 



On February 28, 2013, Kimberly A. Potter will participate in the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Law Follies presentation of Follies Gone Vegas.

For more information on registration, please visit the HBCA's website