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Baltimore City | Judge Robert Kershaw Swears in Ten Baltimore CASAs

BALTIMORE– Last month, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Baltimore, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring abused and neglected children reach safe, permanent and loving homes welcomed ten new child advocates. The following individuals were welcomed into the program during a ceremony at the Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center (BCJJC) led by the honorable… Read more »

Montgomery County | CASA Volunteer Celebrates 15 Years of Service to Children

“There is nothing like a smile or a hug from my CASA children,” said volunteer Terrie Smith. “I love when my children tell me, ‘I missed you.’ The children have developed a trusting relationship with me and I have been a constant in their lives when others are not able to be.” Terrie Smith has… Read more »

Cecil County | CASA gets $253K grant to help foster children

ELKTON, MD (December 7, 2016) — A program designed to match a trained volunteer to a child in the foster care system recently got a $253,142 federal grant that will go a long way toward boosting its 18-month-old operation here in the county. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Cecil County, a private, nonprofit group… Read more »

Maryland CASA Association Receives National Grant to Benefit Additional Abused, Neglected Children

View As PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patrick Seidl, Development & Communications Associate Phone: 410-828-6761 Email: Patrick@marylandcasa.org Maryland CASA Association Receives National Grant to Benefit Additional Abused, Neglected Children TOWSON, MD (Nov. 30, 2016) – Maryland Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association has been awarded a $50,000 Capacity Building Grant from the National CASA Association to… Read more »

#GivingTuesday, A Different Way!

Hello! November 29th is the day to participate in #GivingTuesday, a different way! While this worldwide day of giving normally encourages people to donate to their favorite causes, we ask that our supporters help spread awareness of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) among their co-workers, family members, friends, and neighbors. Studies show that 92% of… Read more »

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)/PG County Recognizes Airforce Veteran & Outstanding Volunteer November 11th

HYATTSVILLE, MD – This Veterans Day, CASA/Prince George’s County recognizes Mr. Jerry Thigpen, 75, for his service to the United States of America as well as his dedication and passion for assisting abused and neglected children who have been removed from their homes and placed into foster care. An Upper Marlboro resident, Thigpen is currently… Read more »

Fourteen Volunteers Sworn In as Baltimore CASAs

BALTIMORE– Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Baltimore, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring abused and neglected children reach safe, permanent and loving homes swore in 14 new child advocates. The following individuals were welcomed to the program during a ceremony at the Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center led by the honorable Robert Kershaw, Associate… Read more »

CASA of Harford County Featured on WYPR (88.1 FM) Nov. 2

On Wednesday, November 2nd Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Harford County was featured on WYPR (88.1 FM) for their “On The Record” segment with Sheila Kast. First, listeners had the opportunity to hear from Ross DiEdoardo, Executive Director for CASA of Harford County. They then heard from Ms. Robin Hewitt, a current CASA volunteer who… Read more »

PG County | Annual Festival for Foster Children & Advocates Sets Fundraising Record

On Saturday, Oct. 15, over 1,000 parents and children came out to DeMatha Catholic High School to enjoy games and rides at the 5th annual Pepco’s World of Wheels/Touch a Truck Family Festival. The annual event is a fundraiser for the non-profit Court Appointed Special Advocates or CASA of Prince George’s County. Founded in 2001,… Read more »

Maryland CASA Raises Nearly $50,000 at Baltimore Running Festival To Support Advocacy for Abused & Neglected Children

BALTIMORE (October 18, 2016) — On Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, more than 190 runners (and walkers) joined Maryland CASA Association and local Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) programs as “superheroes for children” at the 16th Annual Baltimore Running Festival and raised nearly $50,000 to expand their advocacy services for abused and neglected children. Maryland CASA… Read more »