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It’s an Exciting Time Here at SFCASA!

February 23, 2015  |  What's New!  |  No Comments

A very happy belated 2015 to all our friends, volunteers, and contributors. This year has already brought plenty of excitement for SFCASA, thanks to our new 2015 volunteer training class. We've been recruiting lots of eager potential new volunteers thanks to the hard work and dedication of our new Recruitment and Training Specialist. We have a great, determined class of potential CASA's beginning training, and we're actively looking for even more interested people to join us in our spring training session. Visit our volunteer info page for more! We're also excited to gear up for our annual Fostering Change Gala. This year's

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Year-End Gift Matching is Extended!

November 21, 2014  |  What's New!  |  Comments Off

We are so grateful for the overwhelming response to the I&G Charitable Foundation's matching grant - we met our goal and will receive the full $50,000 match! In response, long-time supporters Heather Hughes and John Botti offered to match all additional gifts made by December 31st, up to $30,000. Your donation will double in value, doubling your gift's  impact and the help you can provide for a youth in foster care. Help us make the most of this opportunity! Make your gift online today and help ensure we receive the full $30,000 to match the youth on our waiting list with

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SFCASA’s own Gail Nebenzahl named California Volunteer of the Year

September 12, 2014  |  What's New!  |  Comments Off

Fourth generation San Franciscan Gail Nebenzahl was awarded the Governor’s California Volunteer of the Year Award at a ceremony in the Presidio on September 12, 2014. Nebenzahl recently completed her service as a board member of San Francisco CASA, after serving as a volunteer advocate. Since 2000, when Gail completed her 40 hours of training and was sworn in by a judge as a CASA, she has worked tirelessly to support the healthy development of children in foster care in San Francisco. “Gail is the perfect role model of a committed California volunteer.  She is not only deeply passionate about foster

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2013-14 Accomplishments Highlighted in Annual Report

September 4, 2014  |  What's New!  |  Comments Off

San Francisco CASA's just published 2013-14 Annual Report highlights the accomplishments made possible by a tremendous community of supporters, volunteer CASAs and generous donors. A few highlights: SFCASA volunteers contributed 14,193 hours to support 253 foster youth. SFCASA gathered more than 25 organizations, former foster youth , and advocates to improve services for young adults in extended foster care. Thirteen SFCASA clients graduated from high school in spring 2014. SFCASA ended the year with a surplus of nearly $175,000, rebuilding our reserve fund and providing capital to grow in 2014-15. Fifty-six new volunteers completed the 46-hour training and were matched with a foster youth. Read the

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