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CASA Fundraiser – Holiday Shopping Trip

Support CASA and get started on your holiday shopping by joining us for our Holiday Shopping Bus Trip! Fresno Lexus has generously sponsored a holiday shopping trip for CASA. $75 gets you a seat on the bus heading for a fun day at Santana Row / Westfield Valley Fair in San Jose! To purchase tickets or get more information, contact Maureen Lewis at mlewis@mancoabbott.com or...
October 2017 New Advocate Swearing-in Ceremony

October 2017 New Advocate Swearing-in Ceremony

  On Thursday, October 26th, 2017 CASA of Fresno & Madera Counties held the New Advocate Swearing-In Ceremony for our October 2017 class of New Advocates. 14 volunteers were administered the Oath of Office by the Honorable Brian Arax and are now officially sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates! Congratulations to our new advocates. We thank you for your willingness to serve the foster youth in our communities and wish you luck as you begin this exciting and rewarding journey! New Fresno Advocates: Elizabeth Anthony Rosemary Budman Aphrodite Bugay Iris Calderon Glori Celis Belinda Diaz Juliana Lundy Elmer McDougald Vernita Morris Khrystal Santoyo Karen Semas Natalie Teague New Madera Advocates: Laurie Alves Kathy Latta   If you would like to learn how you can become a CASA Volunteer please register for our next information session here or call the office at 559-244-6485. Our next training will be held in February 2018   Special thank you to the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation for sponsoring our October 2017 training...
August Fig Gig at Fig Garden Village

August Fig Gig at Fig Garden Village

On Thursday, August 11th CASA partnered with Fig Garden Village for Fig Gig! A great evening of live entertainment from The Valley Cats and raffle drawings for fabulous prizes donated by the businesses of Fig Garden Village. We are thrilled to announce that the raffle raised over $1,800 for CASA! Proceeds from the raffle will help us further our mission of recruiting, training and supporting advocates for foster children in our communities. Thank you for everyone in the community who game out and participated!...
2016 Backpack Drive

2016 Backpack Drive

  During our Annual Backpack Drive we provided over 100 backpacks to the foster children currently appointed to an Advocate. Each backpack was filled with the necessary school supplies for the age group/grade level to help prepare them for a successful start to the school year!   We wish everyone a great 2016/2017 school...
The 18th Annual Crab Feed Fundraiser

The 18th Annual Crab Feed Fundraiser

CASA of Fresno and Madera Counties held our 18th Annual Crab Feed Fundraiser on Friday, September 16th 2016. We would like to thank all of our Sponsors, Donors, Guests and Volunteers for helping to make the 2016 Crab Feed Fundraiser the best one yet! Your generosity helped to make this our most successful Crab Feed to date with more than 700 people in attendance and over $175,000 in net revenue raised! The money raised during Crab Feed goes directly to supporting CASA’s mission to recruit, train and support volunteers who serve as the voice for abused and neglected foster children in Fresno and Madera Counties. Thank you to all who participated for your generosity and support!...
Voices of Hope 2016

Voices of Hope 2016

On Tuesday, April 26th CASA of Fresno and Madera Counties hosted our Annual Voices of Hope volunteer recognition event. This evening is dedicated to honoring all of our volunteers who are currently advocating for foster youth in Fresno and Madera Counties.