Private damage lawyer Ken Nunn lately reached over $2.5 million in donations to organizations in Bloomington. Nunn is from Jefferson, Indiana, and the founding father of the Ken Nunn Regulation Workplace.
Nunn dropped out of highschool when he was 16. He went again to high school a yr later after which attended the IU Maurer Faculty of Regulation within the 1970s. In honor of his wrestle, Nunn awards native college students with scholarships as a way to help their schooling by way of the Ken Nunn Regulation Workplace Scholarship. Nunn has been awarding this scholarship for almost 20 years.
“If I didn’t go to regulation faculty at IU, I don’t know what jail I’d be in,” Nunn stated.
For IU, Nunn had contributed $2.25 million for the renovation of Simon Skjodt Meeting Corridor, together with the addition of handrails. Since attending IU and dwelling in Bloomington, Nunn has solely missed one IU males’s basketball recreation, in order that he might have coronary heart surgical procedure.
Nunn can also be a proud supporter of the Boys and Women Membership. Lately, Nunn donated virtually $10,000 to the Bloomington chapter of the membership. On prime of this, for 2 years Nunn partnered with the Bloomington Hearth Division to offer youngsters on the Boys and Women Membership with bicycles and helmets, based on a press launch from his workplace.
Nunn is a supporter of the Boys and Women Membership as a result of they supply assets to youngsters who develop up in comparable conditions to himself. When Nunn was a toddler he started working from a younger age so as to assist his mom help them. They have been evicted from houses a few dozen occasions in 10 years, Nunn stated.
“Giving again to youngsters who develop up identical to I did, it makes me really feel good to offer them issues I didn’t essentially have,” Nunn stated.
Nunn has additionally donated over 125 trauma packs to the officers of the Bloomington Police Division and surrounding counties to make use of in emergency conditions. Trauma packs permit officers to shortly cease bleeding if an officer is hit with a bullet.
Nunn additionally contributes to vacation fundraising like Store with a Cop and the Purple Cross. One yr, Nunn contacted the Purple Cross and requested to be put in contact with somebody who wouldn't be getting any Christmas presents in order that he and his spouse might purchase them dinner and some presents.
“In fact nobody charity is best than one other,” Nunn stated, “I’m simply glad to provide what I can.”
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