BUFFALO, NEW YORK – The law firm of Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC, will launch a campaign to raise funds for Roswell Park Cancer Institute. For every new page “like” that Lipsitz & Ponterio’s Facebook page receives, the firm will donate one dollar to Roswell Park Cancer Institute for its research focusing on asbestos-related cancers, including mesothelioma and lung cancer.

The fundraising campaign begins Tuesday, October 1st and will continue through April 1, 2014. For every new page “like” that Lipsitz & Ponterio’s Facebook page receives, one dollar will be donated to Roswell Park Cancer Institute for a total donation up to $5,000.

How can you participate? First, make sure you "like" the Lipsitz & Ponterio page on Facebook. If you are signed in to Facebook, all you have to do is click the "like" button to the right. The next step is easy; invite your colleagues, friends and family who use Facebook to "like" our page, too.

“The attorneys and staff at Lipsitz & Ponterio value the public’s participation in our social media campaign.  It is our goal to give back to our community and to raise awareness about debilitating diseases caused by exposure to asbestos,” said John N. Lipsitz, a founding partner at Lipsitz & Ponterio. “If you’re looking for a simple way to give back to the Western New York community, head to our page on Facebook and ‘like’ us.  It’s fast, it’s easy, and it will make a difference.”

About Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC:

Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC, established in 1995, concentrates its practice in the areas of asbestos disease and lead poisoning litigation, medical malpractice, insurance liability, personal injury and worker’s compensation matters. The Firm has achieved thousands of settlements and numerous verdicts on behalf of its clients harmed by toxic substances. For more information, visit Lipsitz & Ponterio’s website at www.lipsitzponterio.com.

About Roswell Park Cancer Institute

The mission of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is to understand, prevent and cure cancer. RPCI, founded in 1898, was one of the first cancer centers in the country to be named a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and remains the only facility with this designation in Upstate New York. The Institute is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation¹s leading cancer centers; maintains affiliate sites; and is a partner in national and international collaborative programs. For more information, visit RPCI’s website at www.roswellpark.org, call 1-877-ASK-RPCI (1-877-275-7724) or email askrpci@roswellpark.org.

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