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November is National Adoption Month. Get Involved Today!

November kicks off National Adoption Month; a month dedicated to raising awareness for children and youth in foster care who are seeking their forever families. Since 1995, the Children’s Bureau, within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has been developing ways to best serve youth in foster care. This year’s tagline for the month-long campaign is… Read more »

Press Release: Team CASA raises nearly $50,000 at Baltimore Running Festival for abused & neglected children

BALTIMORE, Md—On Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, more than 190 runners (and walkers) joined Maryland CASA Association and local Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) programs as “Superheroes for Children” at the 17th Annual Baltimore Running Festival and raised nearly $50,000 to expand their advocacy services for abused and neglected children. Maryland CASA Association supports the work… Read more »

#WhyWeRun | Meet Sonia

Note: If you are a Team CASA Runner or Walker who is reading, share this post to your Facebook, Twitter, or in an email – be sure to include a link to your personal fundraising page and ask your friends, family, and co-workers to support your race! I am the oldest of seven children. We almost took care… Read more »

#WhyWeRun | Meet Donna & Gary!

Note: If you are a Team CASA Runner or Walker who is reading, share this post to your Facebook or Twitter – be sure to include a link to your personal fundraising page and ask your friends, family, and co-workers to support your race! CASA volunteer Donna* meets regularly with her assigned youth, Gary*. She and Gary go… Read more »

#WhyWeRun | Meet Morgan, Ashley, and Rebecca

Note: If you are a Team CASA Runner or Walker who is reading, share this post to your Facebook or Twitter – be sure to include a link to your personal fundraising page and ask your friends, family, and co-workers to support your race! CASA volunteer Marie* met three young sisters, Morgan* (8), Ashley* (6), and Rebecca* (4),… Read more »

#WhyWeRun | Meet Sarah, Age 17

Note: If you are a Team CASA Runner or Walker who is reading, share this post to your Facebook or Twitter via the buttons below – be sure to include a link to your personal fundraising page and ask your friends, family, and co-workers to support your race! Sarah*, a 17-year-old girl’s placement changed to an out-of-county facility… Read more »

#WhyWeRun | Meet Daniel, Age 14

Note: If you are a Team CASA Runner or Walker who is reading, share this post to your Facebook or Twitter via the buttons below – be sure to include a link to your personal fundraising page and ask your friends, family, and co-workers to support your race! Daniel* is a 14-year-old boy who had… Read more »

Team CASA Runner Spotlight: BKM Crew

From a BKM Staff Correspondent: Thank you to the following friends, family members, and employees of BKM who have already signed up to support Team CASA: Is your workplace interested in creating a crew to run for Team CASA like BKM? If so, please contact us at 410-828-6761 or email teamcasa@marylandcasa.org! Are you an individual… Read more »

Team CASA Runner Spotlight: Farin Doran

Any great race starts off with a few feelings of anxiety, nervousness, and self-doubt, says Farin Doran, this week’s Team CASA Runner Spotlight. Even for an avid runner like Farin, a fitness coach and CT technician from Towson, MD, participating in an event like the Baltimore Running Festival can be a little daunting at first,… Read more »

Team CASA Runner Spotlight: Olivia Lewis

Meet Olivia Lewis, just one of our “Superheroes for Children” participating in the Baltimore Running Festival on Saturday, October 21st, 2017. As a school psychologist in Baltimore City Public Schools, Olivia works with many children who have experienced trauma; in her time there she has worked with phenomenal CASA volunteers that advocated for those children…. Read more »