Posts Tagged: nonprofit

#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 »

Cecil County | Volunteer Spotlight: Steven Pearson

A family man with three adult children and long-term Perryville resident, Steven Pearson has always looked for ways to “give back” to his community and help make a difference. Serving as Town Commissioner, Mayor, a member of the Board of Directors for both the Perryville Little League and Perryville Junior Football League, and his latest… Read more »

Meet Theresa Olson, A True “Champion For Children”!

For many, becoming a CASA volunteer and working directly with children is their way to give back to their communities and help make a difference. For others who aren’t able to volunteer (not because they don’t have the heart), providing support to Maryland CASA on a recurring basis is just as rewarding! Please meet Theresa… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: MaryLou Plutschak of CASA of Caroline, Inc.

  With a master’s degree in counseling as well as an undergraduate background in psychology and sociology from the University of Maryland, this week’s spotlight volunteer, MaryLou Plutschak, was prepared to help children in need as a child advocate; since 2008, she has been working as a volunteer with CASA of Caroline, Inc.! MaryLou began… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Christie Menning

Taking a trip to the zoo. Dressing up and going trick-or-treating. Window shopping at the local mall. These are just a few of the activities that parents do with their children. For a child in foster care, however, they often have no one to do these things with them. That is where a CASA volunteer… Read more »

Meet Dana Berghahn, Nonprofit Management Intern

    Dana Berghahn is Maryland CASA’s latest nonprofit management intern. She is a senior at Towson University studying business administration with a concentration in international business and a minor in Italian. Along with working for CASA, Dana is a student ambassador for theSkimm which delivers a daily email newsletter with popular news to its… Read more »

13th Annual Harvest of Hope to Benefit Abused, Neglected Children of Baltimore County Nov. 4

Towson, Md. – CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Baltimore County will present its 13th annual Harvest of Hope on Friday, Nov. 4, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., at Martin’s Valley Mansion (594 Cranbrook Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030) Approximately 150 guests are expected to attend this premiere event celebrating CASA of Baltimore County’s 16 years… 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 »