One of the volunteers, associate Stephen Chan, said that within the Houston community, Mayer Brown is known as a "good neighbor." But more than that, Stephen says, "we have a responsibility to use our God-given talents and abilities to benefit those who are unable to help themselves." Mildred Byrd, a document services coordinator, appreciated how everyone participated to "provide something nice and worthwhile to someone to improve their lives." According to Mildred, "after you see a house erected on a slab after eight hours of hard labor, you say 'it was worth it.'"
To view a slideshow of photos from the April and July efforts, click here.