SEPTEMBER 2011
eNewsletter
IN THIS ISSUE
6th Annual Carnival for CASA
Capital Campaign Moves Closer to Goal
CASA Plans Growth in 2012
CASA Brings Happy Ending to Children Under Court Jurisdiction

6th Annual Carnival for CASA

Join us for this terrific family-friendly event from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 17 at Paradise Park. Paradise Park already boasts a rock wall, bumper cars, go-karts for all ages, a foam factory, hayrides, a maze, and the edutainment center. On this special day Carnival will offer even more activities and attractions, including bounce houses, face painters, a petting zoo, balloon artists, a photo booth, a workshop from Home Depot, and special entertainment, including musician Jim Cosgrove (Mr. Stinky Feet) on the Main Stage.

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Capital Campaign Moves Closer to Goal

We are thrilled to announce that long-time CASA friend and supporter Dianne Shumaker has pledged $60,000 to help purchase our facility at 2544 Holmes. With this generous gift we are moving even closer to meeting the terms of our Mabee Challenge Grant and buying our home just down the street from the Jackson County Family Courthouse.

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CASA Plans Growth in 2012

Jackson County CASA will take an important growth step in 2012, ramping up to serve an additional 60 children, thanks to a generous gift from long-time supporters Gregg and Carlene Smith. The Smiths’ donation will fund a sixth Case Supervisor position – allowing us to support another 30 volunteers advocating for 60 more children in desperate need of our help.

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CASA Brings Happy Ending to Children Under Court Jurisdiction

Last year, our CASA Volunteers donated 19,380 hours of advocacy service to help move our children into safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible. That’s over $400,000 in in-kind donations of time, expertise, skill, patience, and heart. Select Read More to see a few of the “happy stories” we celebrated recently.

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Save the Date

  • October 3, 2011- Precision Roofing Golf Tournament to Benefit Jackson County CASA

  • November 2, 2011- Charity Bingo at Hamburger Mary’s

  • Jackson County CASA
    2544 Holmes
    Kansas City, MO 64108
    (816) 842-CASA (2272)
    www.jacksoncountycasa-mo.org