We at the Joel Bieber Firm know that time in the community is time well spent. Together, we enjoy many opportunities to give back; participating in fund raising and awareness, food drives, charity events, scholarships, and etc.
Tabernacle Baptist Academy
For the past 18 years, the Joel Bieber Firm has focused on promoting education and achievement through scholarships to the Tabernacle Baptist Academy. The scholarships honor Joel’s parents, Carl and Dorothy Bieber. Scholarships are awarded to those seniors who excel in their respective courses and demonstrate a willingness to learn. The awarded scholarship is applied to the student’s college tuition.
We are proud to list the names of the current and past recipients:
Carl D. Bieber History Scholarship: 1993- Althea Pettitt, 1994- Shawnay Faircloth, 1995- Richard McCarthy, 1996- Josh Jacobs, 1997- Christa Bohannon, 1998- Wayne Fingleton, 1999- Daniel Ferguson, 2000- Lauren Burnett, 2001- Stephanie Barko, 2002- Jason Berger, 2003- David Hill, 2004- Brain Wintemberg, 2006- Amanda Vicari, 2007- Jonathan Foglietti, 2008- Magdalene Alvar, 2009- Jedidiah Ferrer, 2010- Jared Mays, 2011- Shayla Hill, 2012- Blake Brimer, 2013- Francis Escueta
B. Dorothy Bieber Essay Scholarship:
1995- Ginger Jacobson, 1997- Christa Bohannon, 1998- Jennifer Sims, 1999- Carrie Thompson, 2000- Lauren Burnett, 2001- Stephanie Barko, 2004- Merrill MacAllister, 2006- Hannah Matthew, 2007- Abby Barker & Andrea Embrador, 2008- Magdalene Alvar, 2009- Sarah Klein, 2010- Jessica Maclin, 2011- Rochelle Labre, 2012- Blake Brimer, 2013- Amber McGary
This year, both $1,000 2014 scholarships have been awarded to Carissa Yuan Yuan Seuc, a student who advanced well beyond expectations. Carissa graduated with a 4.0 GPA and blew away readers with her scholarship essay. She plans to attend Liberty University in the fall and aspires to attend medical school after her undergraduate degree.
To learn more about Tabernacle Baptist Academy visit, http://goo.gl/oHJJM
The Joel Bieber Firm Scholarship
The Joel Bieber Firm recognizes that education beyond the high school years can play a key role in a young person’s personal growth and eventual career success. The Joel Bieber Firm encourages and supports the pursuit of higher education; and there for is pleased to offer The Joel Bieber Firm Scholarship, available to the communities in which we do business in Virginia.
The scholarships for the 2013-2014 school year were awarded to three outstanding individuals: Sieu Tran, Jordan Dabney and Sarah Toney. We have enjoyed getting to know these students through their applications and different correspondences and recently received the following updates:
Jordan Dabney attends Christopher Newport University and is soon to declare a major in Medicine. He is keeping busy with his school work and intramural sports. He loves that CNU is so small and he can get to know everyone.
Sieu Tran is studying Math at Virginia Tech and plans to add Biology as a second major. He is a part of the Honors program and is hoping to study abroad in Switzerland.
Sarah Toney is loving her time at Virginia Commonwealth University and her studies in Pre-Nursing. She is involved in many activities including the Rowdy Rams, Students Today-Alumni Tomorrow, and is a volunteer with the Sexual Assault and Violence Education Team.
Please check out our latest sponsorship, Mini’s Mission. At age 6, Timmy “Mini” Tyrell created Mini’s Mission to win the race against childhood cancer by raising as many charitable donations as possible after his childhood friend, Ella, was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Timmy has worked frivolously to raise donations and bring awareness to pediatric cancer through his racing. For more information, accomplishments and volunteer opportunities visit, http://www.minismission.com/ ; you can also find Mini’s Mission updates on their Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/MinisMission.
April 2nd 2013 was World Autism Day, and to celebrate, The Joel Bieber Firm came together to “Light It Up Blue”. For more information or to join Autism Speaks and help shine a light on autism check out their website http://www.autismspeaks.org/
Brain Injury Association of Virginia
Lance LaFortune, Geoff Glick, Tim Jackson, and Wes Kaufman
The Brain Injury Association of Virginia is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to assisting those whose lives have been impacted by brain injuries. They assist approximately 10,000 people each year.
This year The Joel Bieber Law Firm’s attorney, Geoff Glick participated in the 9th Annual Charity Golf Classic. The picture shows the whole team.
Visit the BIAV Website here to find more information
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School
The Joel Bieber Firm sponsors, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School’s Annual Bull Roast event located in Richmond, VA. This event is the school’s largest fundraiser! We are strong supporters of education, as well as the development of the spiritual, academic and pastoral needs of each child. For more information about Our Lady of Lourdes, check out their website, http://www.ollschoolric.com/site/
The Joel Bieber Firm has actively been volunteering at the CARITAS Furniture Bank. The Furniture Bank works in close partnership with over 70 local non-profit and social service agencies to provide basic household items to qualified individuals and families in need. These agencies pre-qualify and refer individuals and families in need of basic household items to the CARITAS Furniture Bank. Clients include women escaping domestic violence, individuals and families who have been homeless, elderly persons on limited incomes, people with mental and physical disabilities, refugee families from all over the world, youth and adults recovering from substance abuse, victims of natural disasters and the working poor. Our firm, along with others in the community help to build and paint furniture, organize donated items and assist in any other hands-on services needed. By doing this, over 200 people a month are benefiting from these services! For more information and volunteer opportunities please check out their website: http://www.caritasva.org/index.html or check out their Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/caritas.va.9?fref=ts
The Giving Heart
This holiday season, The Joel Bieber Firm participated in the Giving Bag Project. This project began as a distribution project during The Giving Heart’s 2007 Community Thanksgiving Feast. To date, over 4,000 Giving Bags have found there way into the hands of many in the Greater Richmond Metropolitan area. This year-round project allows individuals, families and groups to help continue providing small items to the needy, the elderly, the disabled and homeless. For more information:http://www.thegivingheart.org/givingbags.html
The Children’s Museum of Richmond
The Joel Bieber Firm spent Halloween night volunteering at The Children’s Museum of Richmond’s 9th annual Halloween Hoopla. This event gave children, in the area, a safe place to trick-or-treat and enjoy fun activities.
Cross Over Health Care Ministry
The Joel Bieber Firm participated in the CrossOver Challenge on April 21, 2012. CrossOver holds an annual race to benefit their Mental Health Counseling Programs. The event includes a 15K, 5K and 1 Mile Run and Kids Fun Run. Around twenty Joel Bieber Firm staff members volunteered bright and early Saturday morning. From course marshals to water stops- our team had a blast helping such a great cause! To learn more about CrossOver Ministry visit, http://www.crossoverministry.org/
The Indianapolis Colts
Thanks so much for your kind letter and your support of the Z Foundation.
I really enjoyed our lunch. Your questions and opinions showed how well you understand the game and our team. You might have a big future in media should you so desire.
Most of all, thanks for your support of the Colts. We appreciate it very much and will continue to do all we can to reward you with a winner.
With my warm personal regards I remain
June 2, 2009
Joel Bieber, Esq.
The Joel Bieber Law Firm
Commerce Plaza I
2809 Emerywood Parkway, Suite 510
Richmond, Va 23294
Dear Mr. Bieber:
Thank you very much for your recent contribution of $30,748 to the United Network for Organ Sharing. This very generous gift covered our cost of television advertising during March and April’s Donate Life Month campaign. We are very grateful for your individual involvement as well.
Your interest, commitment and compelling personal experience has helped enable UNOS to increase education and awareness of organ and tissue donation throughout the metro Richmond area. For that we are truly grateful.
Again, we thank you for your generous support of UNOS’ mission to save as many lives as possible through organ transplantation. We wish you the best of health with your “new” kidney.
Walter K. Graham
Robert Voogt & Associates, Inc.
“Thank you again not only for your financial support, but your confidence as we go forward to make real differences in our respective fields…You have become the pioneer, and are the first to get on board with this new effort and will be looked upon to be our leaders and to give guidance and direction in all of the activities that we will undertake.
The North American Brain Injury Society (NABIS) will be the society where professionals engaged in brain injury work, whether it is on the treatment level, the research level, or in the medial/legal arena, will have a voice. Your gift is going to assure that our society will go forward, and that we will be the major force in brain injury in America during the next decade.”
“Thank you for your generous support of the WRIC-TV8 Image Campaign and the Sharper Education PSA. Your support has enabled us to enhance our fundraising efforts across central Virginia…”
National Kidney Foundation
July 5, 2007
The Joel Bieber Law Firm
3805 Cutshaw Avenue
Richmond, Va 23230
Chief Executive Officer
Joel Bieber, Esq.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of the National Kidney Foundation of the Virginias I would like to thank you for your service as a member of the Board for the past three years. As a token of your service, please find attached a Certificate of Appreciation.
Joel, your service both as a Board member and a generous contributor to the Foundation is greatly appreciated. On that note, I’d like to make you aware that the Board Development Committee is currently working to develop an Advisory Board for the Foundation. We expect to have the description of the Advisory Board and its purpose completed by the end of the summer. At that time I would like to get with you to determine your interest in serving.
Thank you again for all you do for the Foundation.
Kathryn P. Garvin, MPA
UVA Health System
June 25, 2007
Mr. Joel D. Bieber
3805 Cutshaw Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230-3940
Vice President and Dean
James Carroll Flippin Professor of Medical Science
Dear Mr. Bieber:
Thank you for your gift to the University of Virginia School of Medicine. As you requested, your contribution will support the myotonic muscular dystrophy research of Dr. Mani Mahadevan. On behalf of the School of Medicine and the patients who will ultimately benefit from your generosity, I offer my sincere gratitude.
Private support is an invaluable source of funding for medical research. Your gift will provide Dr. Mahadevan the latitude necessary for immediate response to new modes of thought and new technologies. For that reason, your contribution may expedite his research and bring new medical miracles to the world with greater speed.
Again, thank you for your support of biomedical research excellence at the University of Virginia.
Arthur Garson, Jr., M.D., M.P.H.