Komen Race for Cure Appreciation Celebration honors Rawle & Henderson race team

Rawle & Henderson's 2014 Komen Race for the Cure race team Henderson for Higgins Struts for the Sabos was honored July 14 at the Komen Appreciation Celebration at SugarHouse Casino. The race team won the First Annual Law Firms for the Fight Award and was the biggest and highest-fundraising law firm team in 2014.

Pictured to right: 2014 Race for the Cure Co-Chair and Young Survivors & The Big Pink Footprint Peer Leader Jeannine Donahue (left) presents First Annual Law Firms for the Fight Award to Rawle & Henderson attorney Patrice O'Brien (right), representing team Henderson For Higgins Struts for the Sabos.

The firm's race team had 68 participants in the Philadelphia Komen Race for the Cure on May 11 to raise funds to find a cure for breast cancer. The team exceeding its goal of $5,000 and raised $8,592. In 2013 the firm raised over $6,000. Over the last seven years, Rawle & Henderson’s team has raised over $51,000.

The Henderson for Higgins Struts for the Sabos team honored for the 7th year in a row the firm’s former partner, Ann-Michele Higgins, who lost her struggle with breast cancer in September of 2007. This year Rawle & Henderson lost another member of its family to breast cancer. Nancy J. Sabo, wife of partner Michael G. Sabo, Esq., lost her courageous eight-and-a-half-year fight against breast cancer on January 24, 2014 at the age of 53. Nancy was an active woman who loved sports, music and dancing. She loved the Mummers and the New Year’s Day Parade.