Students Against Violence Everywhere Starting 2014 Grateful For New Funding

Top Quote McGlinchey Stafford and Aéropostale Support SAVE in the Effort to Make U.S. Schools Safer. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) February 05, 2014 - The National Association of Students Against Violence Everywhere, a nationwide nonprofit dedicated to decreasing the potential for violence in our schools and communities, has received funding to promote safer schools in 2014. McGlinchey Stafford, a corporate law firm with multiple offices nationwide, and Aéropostale, the popular youth clothing retailer with store locations across the country, both generously contributed to the national nonprofit. SAVE will utilize the additional funds to aid schools across the country in their efforts to reduce violence and promote safer school environments.

    McGlinchey Stafford, which has offices in New York, Louisiana, Ohio, Texas, Florida, California and Mississippi, donated to SAVE as part of its annual holiday donation on behalf of its clients. The law firm recognized the donation in a digital holiday card, which can be viewed at:

    Aéropostale awarded SAVE with a $10,000 grant through its corporate foundation, Aero Gives. Aéropostale selected SAVE for this grant as part of its continued commitment to supporting organizations that directly benefit children and teens.

    "We're so grateful to McGlinchey Stafford and Aéropostale for their support of SAVE and the work we do for students on a daily basis," said Carleen Wray, executive director of SAVE. "Providing the resources to help prevent violence is a collaborative effort and we couldn't do it without organizations like these. Their generous gifts will help us further SAVE's mission to make schools safer and violence-free."

    In addition to the contributions from McGlinchey Stafford and Aéropostale, SAVE is also continuing to expand its efforts thanks to a substantial grant from The Allstate Foundation that is aimed at promoting teen safe driving activities and youth safety efforts. The grant has been awarded to 37 SAVE chapters in North Carolina and Mississippi to conduct safe driving campaigns.

    For more information on SAVE, including how to donate or become a sponsor, visit:

    About the National Association of Students Against Violence Everywhere:
    SAVE started at West Charlotte High School in Charlotte, N.C. in 1989 following the tragic death of a student who was trying to break up a fight at an off-campus party. Students met first to console each other, then as an organization to promote youth safety and to work together to prevent future incidents from occurring. SAVE provides education about the effects and consequences of violence and helps provide safe activities for students, parents and communities. For more information on SAVE or starting a SAVE chapter, visit, or contact SAVE at 866-343-SAVE to receive free start-up materials and guidance.

    About McGlinchey Stafford
    McGlinchey Stafford is a full-service law firm providing innovative legal counsel to business clients nationwide. Guiding clients wherever business and law intersect, McGlinchey Stafford's 180 attorneys are based in ten offices in California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Ohio and Texas.

    About Aéropostale, Inc:
    Aéropostale, Inc. is a mall-based, specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories, principally targeting 14 to 17 year-old young women and men through its Aéropostale® stores and 4 to 12 year-old kids through its P.S. from Aéropostale™ stores. The Company provides customers with a focused selection of high-quality, active-oriented, fashion and fashion basic merchandise at compelling values. Aéropostale® maintains control over its proprietary brands by designing, sourcing, marketing and selling all of its own merchandise.

    Aéropostale® products can only be purchased in its Aéropostale stores and online at www.Aé P.S. from Aéropostale™ products can be purchased in P.S. from Aéropostale™ stores and online at The Company currently operates 914 Aéropostale® stores in 50 states and Puerto Rico, 75 Aéropostale stores in Canada and 97 P.S. from Aéropostale® stores in 22 states. In addition, pursuant to various licensing agreements, our licensees currently operate 20 Aéropostale® and P.S. from Aéropostale® stores in the Middle East, Asia and Europe.

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