Anne Arundel County CASA, Inc. Welcomes Special Class of Volunteers

Annapolis, Md. – Anne Arundel County CASA, Inc. swore in its 40th class of CASA volunteers on June 4th by Judge Laura Kiessling at the Anne Arundel County Circuit Courthouse. The county now has ten additional volunteers to advocate for the needs of the over 200 abused and neglected children of the county. “I am… Read more »

Lutherville man volunteers to speak out for foster children – Towson Times article

Click here for the direct link to the article. By Karen Gardner Radke, Towson Times For a child placed into foster care, having an advocate is an important part of living an improved life.Mike Meltzer, of Lutherville, can now officially help abused or neglected children in foster care to successfully navigate the system. On… Read more »

CASA of Prince George’s County is ‘Looking Out’ for LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care

Nowadays, when Ann Marie Binsner holds trainings for foster care providers on ways to provide safe environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender kids, there is “always the choir” of attendees who understand the need and are eager to learn. But there are still those who are “closed to the work,” as well, Binsner said… Read more »

Maryland CASA Welcomes Additions to Board of Directors

Baltimore, Md. (June 3, 2015) –Maryland Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association has appointed two new members to its Board of Directors. Jessica Schmidt-Bonifant, a resident of White Marsh, has been appointed to assist with CASA’s fundraising endeavors. Schmidt-Bonifant is currently a Major Gifts Officer for the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and brings… Read more »

CASA of Allegany County’s 2nd Annual CASA: Uncorked Wine Festival Benefiting Foster Children To Take Place June 6

CUMBERLAND– CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Allegany County invites wine enthusiasts and families alike to join together for a day of fun that will benefit abused and neglected children in foster care. The non-profit’s second annual CASA: Uncorked event will take place Saturday, June 6, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., at Canal Place… Read more »

CASA Program to Start in Cecil County to Serve Abused, Neglected Children

Elkton, Md. (Nov. 3, 2014) – A committee of judges, child welfare professionals, court personnel and attorneys will hold a town hall meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 13, 2014 in the Cecil County Administration Building to educate the public about plans to start a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) program to assist children… Read more »

Maryland CASA Raises over $36,000 at Baltimore Running Festival To Support Advocacy for Children in Need

TOWSON, Md. (Oct. 27, 2014) — One hundred forty volunteers, staff members and supporters of the Maryland CASA Association and local Court Appointed Special Advocate programs participated in the 2014 Baltimore Running Festival, raising over $36,000 to continue the Association’s advocacy services for children in foster care. Ranging in age from 9-66, “Team CASA” members… Read more »

Maryland CASA’s 2014 Sunsets and Safe Harbors Event a Success aboard the USS Constellation

Towson, MD. (Oct. 7, 2014) Maryland CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Association – a private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to ensuring the rights of all victims of child abuse and neglect to grow up in safe, permanent homes – presented Sunsets & Safe Harbors, its third annual fundraising gala, Saturday, September 6th, aboard  The USS… Read more »

Maryland CASA Announces 2014-2015 Officers and Board Appointments

TOWSON, Md. – Maryland CASA Association has elected the following individuals to serve as officers on its board of directors: President: Lisa A. Lunghofer, Ph.D. Vice President: Chris Sachse Treasurer: Kris DeLisle, CPA Secretary: Francha Davis ““I’m thrilled that three of our officers, and three additional board members, have agreed to serve another term –… Read more »

Akisha Townsend Eaton Joins Maryland CASA Board

TOWSON, Md. (August 14, 2014) – Maryland Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association has appointed Akisha Townsend Eaton to a two-year term on the organization’s board of directors. Eaton will a valuable asset to the mission and work of the Maryland CASA Association. “As a board member I am enthused about helping every Marylander learn… Read more »