Team CASA: Tips from a Top Fundraiser

Here’s a few words from Lisa Lunghofer, Board President of Maryland CASA Association. Last year, Lisa raised over $2,500 to support our mission of ensuring all of Maryland’s abused and neglected children their right to a safe, permanent home:  I’ll be honest–I used to be terrified of fundraising. But four years ago as the newly… Read more »

Towson Rockin’ Jump Grand Opening to benefit Maryland CASA

Rockin’ Jump Towson welcomes the community to its Grand Opening celebration and is honored to donate a portion of Grand Opening proceeds to CASA, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring the rights of all children to safe, permanent homes. Come and check out their new facility on 10/9/15 and have 25% of your purchases donated… Read more »

Glen Burnie resident to lace up and run for abused, neglected children

For Immediate Release                                                                             Contact:   Patrick Seidl at 410-828-6761 or Glen Burnie Resident to Lace Up and Run for Maryland’s Abused and Neglected Children Glen Burnie, Md. (October 6, 2015) — Theresa Olson, 35, of Glen Burnie, will support Maryland victims of child abuse and neglect by participating in the Baltimore Running… Read more »

CASA volunteer works to represent best interests of children in court

Jinnie Schenk grew up in an abusive home. When she was about 14, she went to court to fight for her rights. “At that time,” she said, “the courts, the social services, everything, it just seemed to be not in the best interest of a child. There always seemed to be so many roadblocks.” She… Read more »

The Boot Camp Girl to Sponsor Team CASA at the 2015 Baltimore Running Festival

  The Boot Camp Girl to Sponsor Team CASA at the 2015 Baltimore Running Festival Columbia, Md. (Sept. 8, 2015) – Maryland Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association is proud to announce The Boot Camp Girl as a sponsor of Team CASA, the organization’s official charity team that will be participating in the Baltimore Running… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Patricia Stack

Occupation:  Retired Human Resource Professional Volunteer for:  Voices for Children of Carroll County Motivation for becoming a CASA:  Upon retirement, I was determined to find something meaningful to do with my free time.  My daughter, who is a therapist and works with CASA’s involved in her own cases, suggested that I look into my local… Read more »

Maryland CASA Welcomes Tara L. Berrien to Board of Directors

For Immediate Release                                                                                   Contact:  Patrick Seidl at 410-828-6761 or Tara L. Berrien Joins Maryland… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Mary R. Towe

Occupation:  Registered Nurse, currently retired CASA program affiliation:  Washington County Supervisor: Tasha Walls Motivation for Becoming a CASA Volunteer:  My passion is women and children.  As a volunteer for Office of Community Grant Management, Local Management Board of Washington County, I learned of the many unmet needs of families and children in the county. The… Read more »

Hodge Tapped to Head Cecil County CASA Program

ELKTON — Giulia Hodge, a former resource specialist with the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services for 32 years, has accepted a new position as executive director of Cecil County CASA. The Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program uses trained volunteers to serve as advocates for children as they navigate the courts and the foster care… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Leslie A. Hawes

        Age: 47 Community: Forest Hill Occupation: Attorney (Currently inactive while I raise my children) CASA Program Affiliation: Harford County Motivation for Becoming a CASA: I want to give those children who are lacking in recourses, guidance and opportunity the ability to have a single person in their lives that they can… Read more »