Community Involvement

At Arnold & Itkin, we love few things more than the chance to give back to both the local and global community.

  • 3rd Annual Respect Content
    3rd Annual Respect Content(November 8, 2018)

    Our firm hosted the 3rd Annual Respect Contest awards ceremony on November 8 at the Harris County Civil Courthouse. Local 5th grade students were invited to explain what respect means to them, why it is important and include an illustration to complement their explanation. Our firm chose 3 winners from each school district who were awarded a cash prize for themselves, a donation to their school and a donation to a charity of their choice. We were honored to have these students share their thoughts with us and are proud to support them, their schools and the various charities chosen.

  • 2018 Fall Clothing & Diaper Drive
    2018 Fall Clothing & Diaper Drive(October 2018)

    Arnold & Itkin is proud to support the Houston Bar Association and the HBA Campaign for the Homeless Committee during their Clothing & Diaper Drive. AI employees gathered donations of diapers in all sizes, warm clothes and professional attire for men and women. We are happy to assist our Houston community and keep Houstonians warm for winter!

  • School Supply Drive
    School Supply Drive(August 2018)

    Arnold & Itkin employees collected hundreds of school supplies to be donated to Houston Children’s Charity for their “Back2School” program. This program has been assisting under-served children in Houston since 2005 and has helped more than 20,000 students prepare for a successful new school year.

  • Holiday Toy Drive
    Holiday Toy Drive(December 2017)

    Arnold & Itkin employees gathered hundreds of toys to be donated to Houston Children's Charity as they teamed up with Toys for Tots. Families in need from all around the Houston area were able to come pick out toys for their children to enjoy this holiday. AI is proud to support these organizations in giving back!

  • The Monarch School Donation
    The Monarch School Donation(December 14, 2017)

    Arnold & Itkin LLP was proud to make a $100,000 donation to The Monarch School and Institute, a place where individuals with neurological differences can receive innovative, therapeutic education. In recognition of the gift, The Monarch School named the Living Building Classroom in our honor. The LBC is a laboratory that helps students learn about wind energy, water harvesting, conservation, and more. On December 14, our founders attended the naming ceremony where a plaque was unveiled showcasing our firm as the donor.

  • ACC Dolphin Athletics 12th Annual Dinner & Auction
    ACC Dolphin Athletics 12th Annual Dinner & Auction(November 4, 2017)

    We were happy to support the Alvin Community College Dolphin Athletics at their 12th Annual Dinner and Auction. The event is sponsored by the ACC Foundation and proceeds from the event support scholarships, facility improvements, and equipment upgrades for the baseball and softball teams.

  • Halloween Party for Casa de Esperanza
    Halloween Party for Casa de Esperanza(October 27, 2017)

    Arnold & Itkin hosted a Halloween Party for the children of Casa de Esperanza de Los Ninos that included a Halloween craft, bubbles, lunch, and a face painter. AI employees visited the Casa neighborhood and spent a few hours with the children. We were also able to provide a donation to cover the cost of one year’s school tuition for a child in the program. We are thrilled to support all of the amazing work Casa de Esperanza does for children and for Houston!

  • Supporting the Pasadena Special Olympics
    Supporting the Pasadena Special Olympics(September 30, 2017)

    The winning tug-o-war team at AI’s annual Field Day event was given the grand prize of $5,000 to be donated to an organization of their choice—and the Pasadena Special Olympics team was chosen! With more than half of their players losing their homes from Hurricane Harvey, they did not think they would make it to the Fall Classic State Tournament. We are happy to announce that Arnold & Itkin’s donation helped get them to the tournament and provided new equipment for those who lost it in the storm.

  • Casa de Esperanza Donations
    Casa de Esperanza Donations(September 8, 2017)

    Our team was thrilled to donate hundreds of supplies to Casa de Esperanza de Los Ninos, a safe place providing care for children in crisis. These supplies went to help the foster families, birth parents, and after care clients going through Casa’s program who were affected by Hurricane Harvey. We are honored to be a part of such a strong city filled with so many willing to help!

  • Supplies for Harvey Victims
    Supplies for Harvey Victims(September 2017)

    At Arnold & Itkin, we were devastated by the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. Many of our own employees lost their homes, cars, and belongings in the storm. In the aftermath, we remain committed to standing strong with the Houston community and all of South Texas. Our team came together to bring in thousands of supplies to distribute to victims of the storm. A special thank you to the Boatright family who drove the supplies across the state and to all of our employees who volunteered to help. We are proud to be part of this team, and proud to be a member of the Houston community.

  • Clothing & Food Drive
    Clothing & Food Drive(June 2017)

    At Arnold & Itkin, we are committed to supporting our local Houston community. In July of 2017, we hosted a Clothing & Food Drive benefiting Target Hunger and Houston Children’s Charity. Thanks to the generous donations from our employees, we contributed several hundred articles of clothing, as well as food and household products, to help those in need!

  • 2nd Annual RESPECT Contest
    2nd Annual RESPECT Contest(April 27, 2017)

    We hosted the 2nd Annual RESPECT Contest awards ceremony at the Harris County Civil Courthouse. We invited 5th grade students to tell us what respect means to them along with an illustration to complement their explanation. The winning students were awarded a cash prize, as well as having a donation made on their behalf to their school and a charity of their choice. The chosen charities were St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Ima’s Home for Children, Elephants for Africa, and The Houston Zoo. Matching donations were also made to Keller Middle School, Melillo Middle School, Carpenter Elementary, and Deer Park Elementary. We were honored to meet these incredible students and assist in supporting their schools and local charities.

  • AI File Clerks Volunteer for The Beacon
    AI File Clerks Volunteer for The Beacon(December 2016)

    For the past few months, the team of employees working in the file room at Arnold & Itkin have dedicated some of their time on the weekends volunteering for The Beacon. This non-profit organization provides clothing, meals, job opportunities, and a health clinic for those in need. This month, they also donated dozens of supplies to further support the cause.

  • Arnold & Itkin 2016 Holiday Toy Drive
    Arnold & Itkin 2016 Holiday Toy Drive(December 2016)

    For the second year in a row, the AI team got into the holiday spirit by donating hundreds of toys to BEAR…Be A Resource for CPS Kids. Each year, this non-profit organization focuses on BEARing gifts to children under CPS care who may not receive holiday cheer—and we are thrilled to contribute.

  • Kingwood 5k Fun Run & 1 Mile Kid Run
    Kingwood 5k Fun Run & 1 Mile Kid Run(October 22, 2016)

    The Arnold & Itkin team sponsored and volunteered at the Kingwood 5k and 1 mile kid run. The event was put together in support of Young Life Houston Northeast, a local non-profit organization.

  • Donations for Pasadena Special Olympics
    Donations for Pasadena Special Olympics(October 2016)

    Arnold & Itkin donated money for equipment and uniforms to benefit the Pasadena Special Olympics. The organization provides an opportunity for adults and children with special needs to participate in sports. We are proud to participate in such an important program!

  • Event Benefitting Neighborhood Longhorns
    Event Benefitting Neighborhood Longhorns(August 2016)

    We recently hosted an event benefitting the Neighborhood Longhorns, an organization dedicated to assisting economically disadvantaged students succeed academically. AI was excited to have former University of Texas football player, Vince Young, attend to show his support for the program.

  • Free Legal Clinic at Local Veterans’ Hospital
    Free Legal Clinic at Local Veterans’ Hospital(May 6, 2016)

    The Arnold & Itkin team volunteered at the Veterans’ Hospital in Houston for a free legal clinic. We counseled more than a dozen vets on a variety of legal issues. As proud supporters of our military men and women, we are honored to donate our time and energy to events such as this.

  • Toy Drive for BEAR
    Toy Drive for BEAR(December 2015)

    To share our holiday spirit, our team generously gathered hundreds of toys to donate to BEAR...Be A Resource for CPS kids. BEAR is a non-profit organization that offers assistance to abused and neglected children in our community. Many of these children may not know the excitement and joy that comes with the holiday season if it weren’t for the donations received by this fantastic organization. Arnold & Itkin is proud to support BEAR and hopes our donations will make the holidays brighter for the many children under the care of CPS.

  • Second Mission Trip to Haiti
    Second Mission Trip to Haiti(October 22, 2015)

    Megan Elsbury, a member of our intake team, went on her second mission trip to Haiti with a group of ER nurses. While there, the group visited a Dessalines clinic known for its labor and delivery facilities and developed a great relationship with the clinic’s staff. Next to an orphanage, the clinic will be opening within the next few months and will offer healthcare at a minimal cost for the surrounding community. The mission was such a success that the group already has an official medical mission trip planned for April 2016!

  • Arnold & Itkin Ironman at Memorial Park
    Arnold & Itkin Ironman at Memorial Park(October 8, 2015)

    More than 100 of our team and family members came out for a day of fun and competition at the AI Ironman at Memorial Park. We were honored to help bring awareness to John Black’s race: the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. John is competing for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, a great organization that is committed to finding a cure for blood cancer patients.

  • $75,000 to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
    $75,000 to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society(October 1, 2015)

    Our team was honored to present a $75,000 check to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in support of John Black’s fundraising efforts for the Ironman World Championship. We are committed to playing a role in the race for a cure to cancer—and we encourage you to do the same.

  • Houston Children’s Charities Back-To-School Program
    Houston Children’s Charities Back-To-School Program(August 2015)

    Our firm sponsored the Houston Children’s Charities Back-To-School program, collecting hundreds of school supplies to donate to underprivileged children. We also presented HCC with a substantial check to help support its various programs. Then, on August 15, volunteers from our firm distributed backpacks full of supplies to families. We are proud to participate in such an important program and hope our donations will make a difference for these very deserving children.

  • 1st Annual RESPECT Contest
    1st Annual RESPECT Contest(April 23, 2015)

    Our law firm was very excited to hold the awards ceremony for our 1st Annual RESPECT contest. We invited 5th grade students in Pasadena ISD to tell us what respect means to them, why it’s important and to accompany their description with a drawing. The winning students were awarded a cash prize and a donation made on their behalf to a charity of their choice. The chosen charities were Scholarship America Dream Award, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Pleasant Hills Children's Home, and El Cordero De Dios Templo Cristiano. Matching donations were made to the students' school to help fund a new Outdoor Learning Center. We were very excited and honored to meet these incredible students and support their school and local charities.

  • First Annual Food & Clothing Drive
    First Annual Food & Clothing Drive(December 2014)

    At Arnold & Itkin, we proudly held our first annual Food & Clothing Drive to benefit the Emergency Aid Coalition, a non-profit organization in Houston that feeds and clothes the homeless and needy in our community.

  • Lady Hawks of the Humble Girls Softball League
    Lady Hawks of the Humble Girls Softball League(October 2015)

    We are proud to sponsor the Lady Hawks of the Humble Girls Softball League in support of our local community and our wonderful paralegal Celeste Garza, who coaches the team.

  • Intake Team Member Goes to Haiti
    Intake Team Member Goes to Haiti(September 2014)

    Arnold & Itkin Intake Team Member Megan Elsbury journeyed to Haiti with Northside Christian Church. She spent time working with a wonderful organization called Coreluv to help Haitian orphans. She helped install swings and got to watch the children swing for the first time!