Helping Hands Humanitarian Relief Provides Aid to Cambodia’s Hope

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Cambodia’s Hope

Codilis and Associates is a legal firm specializing in creditor rights. Codilis & Associates is active in several philanthropic efforts, including support for Cambodia’s Hope, a charitable organization founded in 2003 dedicated to helping children in Cambodia.

Cambodia’s Hope is a program within the Helping Hands Humanitarian Relief Program, which focuses its efforts in Southeast Asia, especially Vietnam and Cambodia. During the Vietnam War, these areas were badly affected by the use of Agent Orange, a toxic chemical that was sprayed over the land to defoliate the forests and prevent crop growth. Today, Agent Orange is linked to birth defects and certain cancers, and an estimated three million people have been affected over three generations.

Cambodia’s Hope, along with Helping Hands’ other Cambodia programs, including the Palm Tree Orphanage and the Samrong Children’s Farm, aim to help educate less fortunate Cambodian children by providing them safe shelter, a place to learn and play, and cultural and intellectual education to give them a better chance for the future.


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Located in Burr Ridge, Illinois, Codilis & Associates, P.C. is a respected leader in the legal area of creditor rights. Led by Senior Partner Ernest J. Codilis, Jr., Codilis & Associates specializes in real estate law, particularly in the areas of bankruptcy, building court, evictions, foreclosure, and real estate owned property. Combining expertise in client services and technological innovations, Codilis & Associates provides services supported by the most technologically advanced systems and equipment available, such as LenStar, NETtrak, FIS Desktop, NewImage Express(TM), inter alia. An active member of the wider legal and mortgage banking community, Codilis & Associates maintains memberships in the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC) Designated Counsel for Illinois, the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA) Retained Attorney Network for Illinois, the Mortgage Bankers Association of America, and The Chicago Bar Association. Beyond legal practice, Codilis & Associates is highly involved in a number of charitable organizations dedicated to helping disadvantaged children, including Cambodia’s Hope, Mercy House, and World Vision, Inc. Codilis & Associates also recently donated to the Attorney’s Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.’s efforts to assist homeowners in danger of foreclosure.

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