Awards & Accolades
CASA of the Pikes Peak Region has been recognized for many accomplishments including:
- Celebrating 25 years of compassionate advocacy to more than 10,000 children in El Paso and Teller counties.
- National CASA Association certification for 100% compliance with National CASA Quality Assurance Standards; 85% is the national benchmark.
- CASA Earns 4-Star Rating on Charity Navigator
- The Hanger celebrates first year of operation, serving more than 330 foster teens.
2011: Voted “Best Nonprofit” by Colorado Springs Independent readers.
2010: Independent Newspaper’s Pick for Best Local Nonprofit Leader, Trudy Strewler Hodges
2010: Recipient of the John Holley Organization Award as a community leader through service of human dignity and open minded respect for all people.
2010: The Psychological Society of the Pikes Peak Region presented Trudy Strewler Hodges with the Cornelia Sabine Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the well-being of children in El Paso and Teller counties.
2010: Executive Director Trudy Strewler Hodges accepted to the State of Colorado Judicial Nominating Commission, representing the 4th Judicial District.
2009: Voted as one of the top Non-profit Organizations by Colorado Springs Independent readers.
2008: National CASA Association certification for 98% compliance with National CASA Quality Assurance Standards; 85% is the national benchmark.
2005: Executive Director Trudy Strewler selected as the Ethical Business Leader of Colorado Springs by the local Rotary Club.
2005: Executive Director Trudy Strewler named Woman of Distinction by the Colorado Springs Business Journal.
1996: Business Climate Incentives Group BIG Award through the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce as the community’s most outstanding nonprofit.
1993: L.J. Montgomery El Pomar award for the Best Nonprofit serving children in the State of Colorado.