Category: Volunteer Story
Angela*, a CASA volunteer from CASA of Sedgwick County located in Wichita, KS, was appointed to advocate for Courtney*, a 13-year-old female who had been in the foster care system for 2.5 years.
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. We need more volunteers like Anthony across the country to advocate for children with developmental disabilities.
CASA volunteer Mr. Velasquez quickly began an effort to provide direct assistance to his CASA counterparts that were impacted.
“I get so much more than what I give as an advocate,” Nevarez said. “It’s such a great feeling to work with these kids and be able to help.”
National CASA/GAL is excited about creating awareness for our network of state and local programs and thanks Corey Linsley, Coach Arians and their families for this incredible support.
Volunteers like Sara make a life-changing difference for children and youth.
Mary* is a volunteer with Oakland County CASA in Michigan. She was assigned by a judge to the case of 17-year-old Anna*, who was being parented by an aunt and uncle after the untimely death of her mother when Anna was 7 years old.
As the pandemic unfolded in 2020, Aileen continued her visits virtually, and gradually transitioned to socially distanced in-person visits with the siblings and their mother.
Lisa*, a volunteer from CASA Youth Advocates in Media, PA, advocates for 15-year-old Jared* who is currently housed at a residential facility.