Brayton Purcell Joins InjuryBoard in "Wii" Care Drive
NOVATO, CA -- August 17, 2009 -- As a member of the consumer safety community InjuryBoard, Brayton Purcell has joined 52 law firms from 25 states to donate more than 60 Nintendo Wii gaming systems to rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, hospitals and community organizations across the United States. Brayton Purcell is donating a Wii gaming system to the North Bay Children's Center's (NBCC) Novato campus, a community organization that provides a unique and educational environment for local youth.
The Wii was selected because of its ability to be used as a tool that can promote physical activity and social interaction. This fits with NBCC's child development philosophy, where age-appropriate programs include activities to enhance a child's social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. "The Wii will further enhance NBCC's Health and Nutrition program with opportunities for additional indoor physical activity," said Susan Gilmore, Executive Director of NBCC. "Wii Fit combines fitness with fun while promoting hand-eye coordination, balance, body strengthening, and aerobic exercise. We are excited to be able to provide children access to this popular educational game, which many of them do not have at home."
InjuryBoard member and Brayton Purcell attorney Clayton Kent explains, "The North Bay Children's Center is a wonderful organization providing much needed support and guidance for our local children. I only hope that this small donation provides the Center and the children an opportunity for hope, education and enjoyment in these otherwise trying times."
A long time supporter of the NBCC, Brayton Purcell has sponsored the Center's signature A Night in Tuscany and The Marin Valentine's Ball fundraising events and contributes to its on-site organic garden project appropriately called the Garden of Eatin'.
For over 26 years Brayton Purcell has worked to reduce hazards on the job; bringing to light problems with asbestos, beryllium, and other dangerous substances. We are also committed to supporting the communities where we live and work. Our firm and its employees support local organizations like NBCC, Novato Human Needs Center, the Marin Human Race as well as numerous local events for the American Lung Association.
Brayton Purcell serves a nationwide client base with law offices in Northern and Southern California, Salt Lake City, UT, and Portland, OR. Our attorneys handle challenging cases, tirelessly championing consumer rights, community health, and helping protect the rights and well being of hard working people.