Topic Archives: MoFo Foundation

MoFo Hosts Private Screening of Boy Erased

Morrison & Foerster recently hosted a screening of Boy Erased, a coming-of-age film set in Arkansas that tells the story of a small-town pastor’s courageous son, who is pressured to undergo “conversion therapy,” also known as “reparative” or “ex-gay” therapy, which has been described by The Atlantic as “controversial mental health practices intended to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.” ...›

November 28, 2018MoFo Foundation, MoFo Pro Bono

As California Continues to Face Devastating Wildfires, MoFo Responds by Releasing an Updated Version of Its Helping Handbook

The recent California wildfires brought unimaginable destruction and tragedy to thousands of Californians. In Northern California, the Camp Fire in Butte County became the most destructive wildfire in California history before finally being contained within 153,336 acres on November 25. The nearly month-long blaze caused the deaths of 88 individuals—a number that is expected to climb—and leveled the town of Paradise and surrounding areas, displacing thousands of families from their homes. ...›

July 7, 2017MoFo Foundation

Celebrating 30 Years and More Than $50 Million

Since its founding over 30 years ago, The Morrison & Foerster Foundation has contributed more than $50 million in support of nonprofit organizations in the communities in which MoFo lawyers and staff work and live. In 2016, the Foundation commemorated its 30th anniversary by awarding $1.6 million in multiyear charitable grants based on recommendations received ...›

August 8, 2016MoFo Foundation

In It Together

Standing up for children. Giving families legal aid support. Fighting illiteracy. For the past 30 years, The Morrison & Foerster Foundation has contributed almost $48 million to organizations that share our vision of a better today and tomorrow. ...›