Posts Tagged: philanthropy

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 »

#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 »

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 »

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 »