For these 6+ years, I did not know what she thought of me. But because she recently wrote an essay about “My CASA Volunteer,” I learned that she considers me her “best friend” outside of her peers.
New Year’s resolutions are a chance to make a lasting change. This year, making a difference in the life of an abused or neglected child can start with a resolution too.
This month we swore in a brand-new class of CASA volunteers. These dedicated community-members will soon be matched with foster youth, helping us to reduce the number of youth on the wait-list for a CASA and ensuring that the voices of these children are heard. Scroll through the photos below to take a look at the exciting day!
Our mission of serving every foster child in San Francisco can only be achieved through enlisting the most qualified candidates; could you be one of them? Learn more about the CASA difference, what it takes to become a volunteer advocate, and how you can make a difference in the life of a foster child.
Our outstanding CASA, Shelley, was recently presented with a Jefferson award for her dedicated service to foster youth throughout San Francisco and the assistance she offers with her therapy dog, Hank, to disabled and disadvantaged populations throughout the city. Read on to learn more about her incredible work in this CASA spotlight and see her video interview on KPIX.