Walking Tall


Preliminary figures indicate that the 7th Annual William Booth Legal Aid Clinic “ Walk for Justice” on May 11 at the Detroit Zoo set a fund-raising record of $93,000. More than 600 walkers — a record number — participated in the event, which helps Booth provide free legal services to poor people. “Our success in far exceeding this year’s goal of $85,000 is attributable to the generosity of our walkers, sponsors and volunteers,” said Amy Roemer, director of the Legal Aid Clinic. “ The Booth Clinic will continue to do everything possible to increase our footprint in the community in the years to come.”

The Walk for Justice featured live entertainment, refreshments and a Silent Auction.  I would be remiss in not recognizing the incredible support we received from the Salvation Army and the judges of the Wayne County Circuit Court,” Roemer added.


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