November 14, 2019 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – Twenty-four community volunteers were sworn in as officers of the court by Chief 4th Judicial District Court Judge William Bain during a CASA of the Pikes Peak Region swearing-in ceremony at the El Paso County Combined Courts on Tuesday. These community volunteers just completed a two-week training course…

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Covington Homes builds more than houses. This Colorado Springs Homebuilder builds community, and at Covington Homes every member of the team understands the value in taking care of that community. As co-owner Grace Covington puts it, “If your community is not healthy, you don’t have a community. As we’re building communities and houses, we need…

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“Change a Child’s Story” campaign designed to find advocates for the more than 8,400 Colorado children in the child welfare system Colorado Springs, Colo. (Oct. 3, 2019) – Today, in conjunction with the National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association, Colorado CASA announced the launch of its “Change a Child’s Story” campaign in an effort to recruit…

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September 25, 2019 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – Eleven new Court Appointed Special Advocates were sworn in as officers of the court by Chief 4th Judicial District Court Judge William Bain during a CASA of the Pikes Peak Region swearing-in ceremony at the El Paso County Combined Courts on Tuesday. These eleven community volunteers just completed a…

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The meaning of Christmas changed for 11-year-old Keegan the night he witnessed his father pistol whip his mother while she was holding the family’s one-year-old baby in her arms. It happened just a few days before Christmas and Keegan and his baby brother, Kyler were removed from an environment of violence and substance abuse for…

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18,476. That’s how many children have been helped by CASA of the Pikes Peak Region since the organization’s inception in 1989. It was three decades ago that El Pomar Foundation provided funding for the Junior League of Colorado Springs to open CASA’s doors in the El Paso County Courthouse. CASA served 43 children in that…

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Ben was 13 when he entered the child welfare system. At such a young age, he had already seen some of the worst that life has to offer.  He was removed from his Colorado Springs home by the Department of  Human Services and placed in foster care in north Denver. Not only was he navigating…

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CASA volunteer Jane Hegstrom first met Darla, a quiet 16-year-old girl, when she went shopping at The Hanger with five other girls from her foster group home. “I enjoy working at The Hanger,” Jane said. “Especially on Saturdays when it’s filled with foster kids shopping and laughing and acting like any other kid without an…

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