CASA welcomes New Board Members

“Their past experiences with CASA bring a needed and welcome perspective to our work as a Board,” said Barry Mitchell, president of the Board of Directors. “Beth and Meredith will be valuable partners and I welcome them to the Board.” Their terms began in March.   Beth Campbell  Beth Campbell is a Software Development Professional, currently…

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In Memory of Camille Toth 

In 1992, an Allegheny County child was murdered at the hands of her foster father who had a violent history unbeknownst to the court.  The Judge later said that had he known about the man’s past, no child would have been placed in that foster home.  The Court’s desire to have an extra set of…

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August is National Make-A-Will Month

Did you know that August is National Make-A-Will Month? For many of us, this annual reminder is the motivation we need to sit down and create a will. Fortunately, it’s easier than we anticipate once we get started. Don’t have a will yet? Whether you’ve been busy or don’t know where to start, here are…

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988 Suicide Lifeline

Available across the United States, 988 is the designated three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. When people call, text, or chat 988, they will be connected to trained counselors that are part of the existing Lifeline network. These trained counselors will listen, understand how their problems are affecting…

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CASA of Allegheny County to receive $35,000

Pennsylvania CASA is pleased to receive $1.8 million in the current PA budget. The impact of this funding is significant because Pennsylvania is no longer one of three states receiving no state funding. This funding will result in at least 10% growth in our state’s network and add three counties served, with 60% of the…

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Donor Impact (February 2023)

Destiny is a 9-year-old who was sexually abused by her former stepfather, and a Family Court judge mandated that Destiny receive therapy. When that didn’t occur, the Court assigned her a CASA during the pandemic. Destiny, who wasn’t going to her therapy appointments because of her mother’s fear of infection, also was struggling with her…

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Become a CASA Advocate

Would you like to help Change a Child’s Life®?   Would you like to help Change a Child’s Life®?   CASA of Allegheny County seeks community-minded caring volunteers to advocate for victimized children in foster care due to their abuse or neglect. Advocates report to the court on the child’s safety and well-being, become the child’s trusted…

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Message from Executive Director (February 2023)

February 10, 1996 is a date that sticks in my mind. On that cold, snowy evening in the mid-nineties, I discovered an organization that would change my life’s course — February 10, 1996 is the day that I learned about CASA. You might wonder why such a date would be so important and why would…

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Giving Tuesday is November 29th

The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is set aside to encourage charitable giving during the hustle and consumerism of the holiday season. By focusing on sharing our bounty with charitable causes that are important to us, we can further the important work being done within the community. CASA advocates for children in the Family Court System due…

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Your Impact (November 2022)

Our generous donors impact the daily lives of children in Allegheny County. Here are a few ways, donors have made a difference. click to investigatetop articlearticle sourceelf bar blueberryhandyhulle mit kette 106 children in 2022 have an assigned CASA volunteer as their champion each and every day Sixty-four CASA volunteers serve one-to-one as a trusted…

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