Posts Tagged: community

A Christmas homecoming: After years in foster care, a boy finds his place

Shortly before the holiday, Maryland CASA worked with staff and volunteers of CASA of Anne Arundel County, Inc. to highlight a recent success story! The article covers CASA volunteer, Caryn Weaver, and her passion and dedication for helping children in need – specifically, an eleven-year-old boy who, after 2,295 days in foster care and 11… Read more »

Shine a light of hope this Holiday Season!

Dear Friend of CASA: Today in Maryland, nearly 5,000 abused and neglected children are out there, separated from family and friends, just hoping for a guiding light to help them through the holidays. For many of these children, the light they seek can be found in the eyes of a caring, compassionate, and loving Court Appointed… Read more »

State CASA Association Receives National Grant to Benefit More Abused, Neglected Children in Maryland

TOWSON, MD – Maryland CASA Association has been awarded its second consecutive $50,000 Capacity Building Grant from the National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association to expand its services on behalf of abused and neglected children. Funds will be used by Maryland CASA to implement the second phase of its capacity building project to increase… Read more »

CASA Featured in December’s Chesapeake Family LIFE Magazine

CASA was featured in this month’s edition of the Chesapeake Family LIFE Magazine! Read the article and hear from CASA staff as well as Pat Howe, a veteran volunteer from Anne Arundel County CASA, Inc., on how Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) make a difference for children in need. Special thank you to Joyce Heid, associate editor,… Read more »

Allegany County | 7 New CASA Volunteers Sworn-In to Advocate for Children

CUMBERLAND – Earlier this month, The Hon. Jeffrey S. Getty and The Hon. W. Timothy Finan swore in 7 new volunteers as CASAs— Court-Appointed Special Advocates for abused and neglected children. Family and friends gathered in the Allegany County Court House to watch the volunteers take an oath promising to advocate for the best interests… 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 »