In January of 2015, CASA began working with Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) that are in care. The State Department identifies children overseas who are eligible for resettlement in the United States, but do not have a parent or a relative available and committed to providing for their long-term care. Upon arrival in the U.S., [...]
Do More 24 on June 2nd!
Want to help us prepare foster youth for the transition to independent living? Or help provide educational materials for younger children in foster care? Or maybe help us train a CASA volunteer to advocate for a young person in the DC child welfare system? Join us on Thursday, June 2nd for Do More 24 and you ca [...]
On Thursday, March 24th CASA DC held a viewing party for the Sweet 16 stage of the NCAA basketball tournament. The event was held at Station House Apartments and we had a great turnout of old and new CASA volunteers, as well as those interested in becoming a CASA.
In addition to food and drinks, we had a raffle and, of course, we watched 2 o [...]
Calling all sports fans! Pool for good and join CASA DC’s online March Madness Bracket Challenge!
Looking for an alternative to the same old office pool this year? Why not join CASA DC for our online bracket challenge? Better yet, invite your co-workers, family and friends to join the challenge with you! For an entry fee of $20 you wi [...]
Join CASA DC this March as we celebrate the NCAA college basketball tournament with our own bracket challenge. For an entry fee of $20 you will be given access to the online bracket and become eligible for the grand prize. All proceeds will benefit CASA for Children of DC.
We are also hosting a viewing party at the Sweet 16 stage. This will b [...]
On Thursday January 28th, CASA DC held its annual New Year’s Celebration at the Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center in Washington, DC. Despite the huge snow storm a few days earlier, the turn-out was great. CASA volunteers, staff, judges and other friends and supporters had the opportunity to mingle and learn more about the achievements [...]
Now in it’s 4th year, #GivingTuesday is a day of global giving fueled by the power of social media. Falling on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, the #GivingTuesday movement was created as an antidote to the mass consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
In 2014 CASA DC raised over $1,000 on this day alone – enough to fund one CA [...]
There is always a great need for help in ensuring that the foster youth CASA works with have a happy holiday season and receive the gifts that they want and need. We serve children from birth up to the age of 21. Each year, CASA youth have the opportunity to request the gifts that would bring them the most joy. Many of the requests are from y [...]
A great time was had by all at Heart and Home, our wine tasting event on September 17th at Baker Furniture. It was an opportunity for CASA volunteers, board members, staff and other stakeholders to meet, exchange ideas, and celebrate the work CASA is doing to support foster care youth in DC. Many thanks to all who attended and to Baker Furnit [...]
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