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Obama Appointee to give Keynote Address at 10th Annual Maryland CASA Conference

Contact: Patrick Seidl, Development & Communications Associate Phone: 410.828.6761 Email: patrick@marylandcasa.org Website: www.marylandcasa.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Click HERE to Download as PDF                                               March 1, 2016 OBAMA APPOINTEE TO GIVE KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT… Read more »

Maryland CASA Announces New Members to Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TOWSON, Md. (Jan. 27, 2016) – Maryland Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association, a non-profit organization that supports the work of 15 local CASA programs throughout the state to ensure Maryland’s victims of child abuse and neglect their right to safe, permanent homes, announced today that three new members have been appointed… Read more »

Maryland CASA Receives Funding to Further Enhance Training Academy

Maryland CASA Receives $25,000 Grant from the Leonard & Helen R. Stulman Foundation for Mental Health Advocacy for Children in Foster Care TOWSON, Maryland – Maryland CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Association, an organization dedicated to ensuring Maryland’s abused and neglected children their right to safe, permanent homes was recently awarded a $25,000 grant from the… 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 Patrick@marylandcasa.org 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 »

Why Volunteer?

Children with a CASA volunteer are twice as likely to find a safe and permanent home. CASA volunteers are the answer for abused and neglected children.

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Today, 88% of the children under Court protection do not have the benefit of a CASA volunteer. Help us give a voice to every abused and neglected child. Maryland CASA depends on donors like you to continue our work on behalf of Maryland’s children.

Become A CASA Volunteer

The CASA volunteer is an advocate who is 21 years and older. The primary responsibility is to serve as the “eyes and ears” of the court, gathering information from the child, his/her biological parents, foster parents, teachers, counselors, etc. and making recommendations to the judge as to what is in the child’s best interest.