The Mike Morse Law Firm Delivers School Supplies to all Students at Local Detroit School

The Mike Morse Law Firm Delivers School Supplies to all Students at Local Detroit School

Approximately 375 Students at Wayne Elementary School Receive Backpacks Filled with Pens, Pencils and Notebooks.
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Friday, May 15, 2015 - 5:00pm


CONTENT: Press Release

DETROIT, May 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ - In partnership with the Kids In Need Foundation, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free school supplies to students in need, the Mike Morse Law Firm is lending its support to local students and Detroit public schools by providing funding for hundreds of essential classroom materials, including backpacks, crayons, markers, pens, pencils and notebooks. The funding was generated through participation in CBS EcoMedia’s EducationAd program.

Today, a team from the Mike Morse Law Firm was joined by Principal Pamela Askew as they hand-delivered backpacks filled with essential school supplies to all 375 students at Wayne Elementary School, a Detroit public school.

 “We’ve worked with Detroit public schools before and know the great work they do, as well as the challenges they face. We’re thrilled to be able to partner with such an excellent organization, the Kids In Need Foundation, to get these much-needed school supplies to so many students,” said Mike Morse of the Mike Morse Law Firm. “As the father to three young daughters, I know how important it is for kids to be well-prepared for a great school year. Backpacks loaded with supplies will make a big difference for these kids.”

“Nothing is more important to us than to break down the barrier of not having school supplies for kids who need them. EcoMedia and the Mike Morse Law Firm are helping us do this,” said Dave Smith, Executive Director of the Kids In Need Foundation. “With this support, students can function in their classrooms and get their work done. Learning opportunities are much more meaningful when students do not have to worry about having pencils, paper, crayons, glue, and all the other supplies kids use every day to express themselves and respond to classroom challenges. Partners such as EcoMedia and the Mike Morse Law Firm make it possible for the Kids In Need Foundation to support the learning process.”  

“The Mike Morse Law Firm’s support through our EducationAd program will help students at Wayne Elementary School finish the school year with the tools they need to learn,” said Paul Polizzotto, President and Founder of CBS EcoMedia. “We also hope that today’s distribution sends the Wayne Elementary students into the summer months excited and prepared for the next school year.”

About The Mike Morse Law Firm

We are Michigan's largest personal injury law firm representing victims of auto, truck, motorcycle and pedestrian accidents. We specialize in Michigan No-Fault law and Social Security Disability Cases.  Our firm opened in 1995 with only one attorney and has grown rapidly every year since then.  We now have 40 lawyers fighting for the rights of accident victims each and every day. Mr. Morse has repeatedly been chosen as a Leader In The Law, A Super Lawyer, a Top Attorney by dBusiness, and is also a published author. The Mike Morse Law Firm has been voted as a Top Work Place by the Detroit Free Press for 5 consecutive years. For more information, please visit; tweet to Mike Morse@855mikewins; or visit our Facebook page.

About The Kids in Need Foundation

The Kids In Need Foundation is a national 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded in 1995.  The Foundation’s mission is to ensure that every child is prepared to learn and succeed by providing free school supplies nationally to students most in need. Its National Network of Resource Centers includes 34 facilities where teachers from low-income schools go to obtain free school supplies for their students. School supply giveaways in communities not served by Resource Centers are accommodated through the School Ready Supplies program, and students who have gone through natural disasters are helped to get back to their normal routines with new backpacks and supplies through the Second Responder® program.  In addition, the Teacher Grants program awards preK-12 educators with funding to provide innovative learning experiences for students. The Kids In Need Foundation has distributed more than $668 million in school supplies since its founding, directly benefiting 4.2 million students and more than 120,000 teachers annually, and has awarded $1.6 million in grants to teachers.  Kids In Need has earned the Gold GuideStar Exchange Seal, demonstrating its commitment to transparency, and has been given a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, indicating that it operates in a fiscally responsible way and outperforms most other charities in America.  For more information, visit Join Kids In Need Foundation on Twitter at and Facebook at

About CBS EcoMedia Inc.

EcoMedia was founded in 2002 by social entrepreneur Paul Polizzotto. The company’s mission is to harness the power of the advertising dollar to make tangible, quality of life improvements in communities nationwide. In 2010, after successfully partnering on a wide range of environmental projects, EcoMedia was acquired by CBS Corporation, exponentially scaling its reach across television, radio, interactive, and publishing media. 

Through EcoMedia’s patent-pending EducationAd, WellnessAd, EcoAd, and Viewers to Volunteers advertising programs, national brands and local businesses provide millions of dollars in financial support to some of the nation’s most effective nonprofit organizations, funding critical veterans, education, wellness, and environmental projects nationwide. 

EcoMedia’s innovative and proprietary business model has fundamentally altered the advertising and nonprofit landscapes, elevating the ordinary, traditional commercial – and media, in general – into a catalyst for tangible, quantifiable social change.

EcoMedia has earned numerous awards and recognitions for its work, including the U.S. Conference of Mayors Award for Excellence in Public Private Partnerships (2009), Edison Awards for Social Innovation and Social Impact (2012, 2013), and the Starlight Children’s Foundation’s “General H. Norman Schwarzkopf Leadership Award,” which honors individual and organizational leaders who are doing extraordinary work to advance the common good and strengthen their communities.

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By participating in EcoMedia’s EcoAd, WellnessAd, EducationAd, and Viewers to Volunteers advertising programs, EcoMedia’s advertisers agree to provide funding for projects we believe will have a beneficial effect upon the environment, health and/or education within local communities. EcoMedia’s advertising programs are not certification programs nor are the EcoAd, WellnessAd or EducationAd logos seals of approval. EcoMedia does not in any way certify, endorse or make any representations about EcoMedia program advertisers, their products or services.

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