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Friday, April 18, 2014

Author Archive: Court Appointed Special Advocate

It’s time to order a CASA lunch

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) hosts one of the largest fundraisers of the year to help abused and neglected children in El Dorado County Child Advocates of El Dorado County is having its annual box lunch fundraiser and will make and deliver 3,000 lunches from Pollock Pines to Rancho Cordova by noon on Thursday, April […]

Photographers say ‘yes’

Local photographers said “yes” to Child Advocates of El Dorado County’s request to photograph local foster seniors. Most students expect high school graduation pictures. Most students get them. Court Appointed Special Advocate staff members realized some foster teens might not have senior portraits taken and asked photographers to donate their time for a photo shoot […]

Local non-profit helps abused and neglected children

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) helps local children get into safe, permanent homes instead of long-term foster care or re-entry into the foster care system With a staff of just nine, CASA El Dorado is blessed with hundreds of volunteers who efficiently advocate for abused and neglected children throughout the county. The advocates believe every […]

CASA box lunches are simply amazing

It is hard to imagine, but 2013 marks the 17th consecutive Box Lunch event for CASA El Dorado. Each year more than 125 volunteers gather at the Diamond Springs Firehouse at the unheard of hour of 4 a.m. to put together and then deliver over 4,000 lunches. It is an amazing effort. If ever there […]

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