Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

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Great Give 2015

May 5-6, 2015 6pm-6pm


Anne Arundel County is buzzing with news of the GREAT GIVE, a unique fundraiser organized by the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) for local nonprofit organizations, and Anne Arundel County CASA Inc. is excited to be a GREAT GIVE participant once again!  CLICK HERE to learn more!

Did You Know?...... 
It costs $3000 to advocate for one abused child in foster care - we are here to give every child a fighting chance to be a child. The GREAT GIVE could make a BIG difference in their life - One Child at a Time, One Life at a Time, One Future at a Time!

CLICK HERE to donate on May 5th - 6th from 6pm - 6pm!


Poetry Reading and Art Display

Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 4pm-6pm

49 West Coffeehouse, Annapolis

"Girl in Tan Jacket" by Minnie Warburton
Acrylic on wood 5" x 5"

What Happened on the Denton Road, by Minnie Warburton, is the story of girls gone missing.  It is a story told in eleven poems.  On Sunday, May 17th, at 49 West Coffeehouse in Annapolis, Minnie Warburton will debut the piece.

While Warburton was creating the poetry, she also painted 20 paintings of young girls and young girls in their teens.  The artwork will be on display during the reading.  75% of the proceeds from the sale of the artwork will go to Anne Arundel County CASA, Inc. and to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

As always, there will be an Open Read.  Poets participating are requested to limit their reading to three poems or five minutes, whichever is less.

There is no charge to attend and the event is open to the public.

Questions?  CLICK HERE!

Barristers' Beach Bash

Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 7pm

Chartwell Country Club, Severna Park

Take your tropical shirts and sundresses out of the closet and get ready to celebrate the return of fun in the sun!

The Anne Arundel County Bar Foundation invites you to join their largest charity fundraiser of the year. The Barristers' Beach Bash will feature the ever-popular Silent Auction benefiting CASA!

Relive favorite summer memories and relax to music from Jimmy Buffett, the Beach Boys and other stars of summer. Your registration includes a delicious buffet dinner and a wine and beer open bar.

Cost:  $65 per person;  $75 per person after May 8

Please RSVP by May 8, 2015

CLICK HERE to download the registration form.



Pippi Pictures for CASA!

Now through May 10th

Pippi Pictures is giving back to CASA in celebration of Mother's Day!

Pippi Pictures will be donating half of all session fees for shoots between now and May 10th!  This is a great opportunity to not only get your family photos done in the lovely spring weather, but also to make a positive difference in the life of a child in need of love, support and care. If you would like more information on sessions and locations, click here to contact Lisa Shires with Pippi Pictures.


World Records for CASA

Jerry Frentsos

Help me raise money for the CASA!  My name is Jerry Frentsos and I love to swim and love to swim fast.  Over the past 20 years I have set 16 Masters Swimming world records, but as I quickly approach 50, I want to do more, hopefully, we all want to do more.  I want my pursuit of world records to be more than just my swimming.  I enjoy the training and racing for world records but I also enjoy using this opportunity to help kids find a better life, to feel safe and not live every day in fear.  Unfortunately, this takes time and money. 

It costs $3,000 to advocate for one child, please join me in my efforts to help care for abused and neglected children by making a pledge…

Beginning January 1, 2015, I will be joining the 50-54 age group and will begin competing.  I will continue my pursuit of world records until the November 7, 2015 CASAblanca Gala.  My goal is to break 5-10 world records. .  Learn more....


Every day in this country, 1,900 children become victims of abuse or neglect, and four of them will die. Every day. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children is a network of 951 community-based programs that recruit, train and support citizen-volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in courtrooms and communities. Volunteer advocates—empowered directly by the courts—offer judges the critical information they need to ensure that each child’s rights and needs are being attended to while in foster care.

Volunteers stay with children until they are placed in loving permanent homes. For many abused children, a CASA volunteer is the only constant adult presence in their lives.

145 children had a CASA volunteer standing by their side last year, ensuring their voices were heard and their needs were met. But another 86 children go it alone. You can change that. Donate to Anne Arundel County CASA - help us reach every child. Read more...

Are you ready to change a child’s life? Join a national network of 75,000 volunteers standing up for the rights of abused and neglected children in their community.  Learn more>>

Anne Arundel County CASA is one place where a single individual - you - can make all the difference. Become a member of this caring community. Become a volunteer, a donor, or simply stay in touch and informed.

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Combined Federal Campaign #: 42980
Maryland Charity Campaign #: 7302
United Way #: 2967081