CASA: A Voice for Every Foster Child.

 
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  • CASA: A Voice for Every Foster Child. has received 7 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • CASA: A Voice for Every Foster Child. has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
    • 3 years ago
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  • CASA: A Voice for Every Foster Child. posted a progress report
    54% chance of graduating from High School
    By - Lindy Turner-Hardin - Executive Director
    The United States has over 424,000 children in foster care (June, 2010).  And while the number of children entering foster care over the past few years is trending downward (19% over the past 8 years), another 255,000 children are placed in foster care each year. 52% of those children will be returned to their parents...
    • 3 years ago
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  • CASA: A Voice for Every Foster Child. posted a progress report
    The Best Gift of All
    By - Lindy Turner-Hardin - Lindy Turner-Hardin
    For a child in foster care, one of the greatest gifts you can receive is a safe and permanent home.  We heard this message over and over again at our First Annual CASA Holiday Party for the foster children that we represent.  Santa paid a special visit to the party and when asked about what they wanted for...
    • 4 years ago
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  • CASA: A Voice for Every Foster Child. has received 42 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • CASA: A Voice for Every Foster Child. posted a progress report
    What's going on?
    By - Lindy Turner-Hardin - Executive Director
    For many children in foster care, this is a question that they keep asking, but often don't get a straight answer to.  What's going on with my mom?  What's going on with my brothers and sisters?  What's going on with my case?  WHAT'S GOING ON???  This uncertainty can be incredibly unsettling for any...
    • 4 years ago
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  • CASA: A Voice for Every Foster Child. posted a progress report
    Future's so Bright
    By - Lindy Turner-Hardin - Executive Director
    The futures of our CASA program and the foster children that we represent is bright! We recently graduated 12 new CASAs and have over 30 more volunteers waiting in the wings to be trained. This means that many more foster children will benefit from having their own CASA to make sure that their best interests are well...
    • 4 years ago
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  • CASA: A Voice for Every Foster Child. posted a progress report
    More Advocates for Foster Children
    By - Lindy Turner-Hardin - Lindy Turner-Hardin
    Thanks to the "Racing for a Cause" campaign, the Child Abuse Prevention Council of San Joaquin County has been able to recruit and train 16 more Court Appointed Special Advocates who are now making sure that foster children do not get lost in the system. This means that many more foster children will have their health...
    • 4 years ago
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  • CASA: A Voice for Every Foster Child. has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 5 years ago
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  • CASA: A Voice for Every Foster Child. has received 373 donations
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Project Leader

Lindy Turner-Hardin

Stockton, CA United States

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Map of CASA:  A Voice for Every Foster Child.