The latest news and information from Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Fresno and Madera Counties. 

Message from the Executive Director
Dear Friends,
I would like to express our gratitude to the sponsors, donors, guests and volunteers who participated in our 18th Annual Crab Feed fundraiser held in September. It has been exciting to watch the Crab Feed grow year over year and become our signature fundraising event. This year we had our largest guest attendance to date and were able to raise a record amount of money to benefit the mission of CASA.
We look forward to seeing you all again next year. 

Nathan Lee, Executive Director.

CASA Crab Feed 

Our 18th Annual Crab Feed Fundraiser took place on Friday, September 16th with a crowd of over 700 guests in attendance. Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, donors, guests and volunteers we raised over $173,000 in support of CASA.
The funds from Crab Feed go directly to supporting the mission of CASA in recruiting, training and supporting volunteers to advocate for youth in foster care.
See photos from the event by visiting our website here!

It's almost time for Toy Drive! 

Every holiday season CASA partners with local businesses and organizations to collect toys for the foster children in our communities. 

Our Advocates are currently collecting gift requests from the kids and we'll be distributing ornaments in early November.

If you would like to participate in our Toy Drive this year please contact our office.
559-244-6485 or 
Our regularly scheduled October training has been moved to January of 2017! The next New Advocate training will take place from January 23 - February 4th and there are still spots available. If you are interested in joining our Winter 2017 New Advocate training please register to attend an information session today!

Upcoming Events
Here's what's happening at CASA in October:
Continuing Education Class: Thursday, October 20, 6:15-8:15 p.m. CASA Office.
Operations Committee Meeting: Tuesday, October 25, 12:00-1:30 p.m. CASA Office.
Journey of Hope 0-5 Small Group Meeting: Wednesday, October 26, 5:15-8:15 p.m. CASA Office.
Program Committee Meeting: Thursday, October 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m. CASA Office.
Toy Request Forms Due: Friday, November 4. 

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