March 26, 2021 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – Eighteen community volunteers were sworn in as officers of the court by El Paso County Judge Dennis McGuire during a CASA of the Pikes Peak Region swearing-in ceremony over Zoom on Friday. The swearing-in ceremony was the final step taken by these citizens after five weeks of training…

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February 19, 2021 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – Twenty-one community volunteers were sworn in as officers of the court by 4th Judicial District Judge Catherine Mitchell Helton during a CASA of the Pikes Peak Region swearing-in ceremony over Zoom on Friday. Fourteen of the new volunteers were sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs), and…

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Who knew you could get more than a great haircut at Supercuts? Local salon owner Heather Heinbaugh uses her four Colorado Springs Supercuts locations to help abused and neglected children, and patrons walk away not only with a fresh look but with the satisfaction of knowing a portion of their dollars went towards a great…

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November 19, 2020 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – Ten community volunteers were sworn in as officers of the court by El Paso County Magistrate Dennis McGuire during a CASA of the Pikes Peak Region swearing-in ceremony over Zoom on Thursday. The swearing-in ceremony which took place today was the final step for the volunteers who recently…

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October 23, 2020 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – Eight community volunteers were sworn in as officers of the court by Fourth Judicial District Court Chief Judge William Bain during a CASA of the Pikes Peak Region swearing-in ceremony over Zoom on Friday. These volunteers are now ready to advocate for abused and neglected children in the…

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Everyone at CASA is very pleased to introduce you to our newest staff members – Michael Mersman and Laurel Abrahamsson. Michael is our new Volunteer Recruitment Manager and Laurel is our new SEPT Volunteer Coordinator. Michael came to CASA from StableStrides, a Colorado Springs-based equine assisted therapy center, where he was the Operations and Volunteer…

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Foster children do not always enjoy the same opportunities as other children. Childhood events that many of us took for granted as kids – such as summer camp, piano lessons, or math tutoring – are not a normal part of childhood for many children living in foster care. CASA strives to offer enrichment and educational…

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It’s easy to take for granted the ability to just go to a store and buy the shoes you want, but foster teens don’t necessarily have that luxury. When The Hanger comes through for a teen, it’s a special reminder of why CASA is here and why we do what we do. Recently, a teen…

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September 18, 2020 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – Eighteen community volunteers were sworn in as officers of the court by Fourth Judicial District Court Chief Judge William Bain during a CASA of the Pikes Peak Region swearing-in ceremony over Zoom on Friday. The swearing-in ceremony was the final step for thirteen of these community members to…

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The service of a CASA volunteer is selfless. It originates from a place of compassion, empathy, and love. You know that the work you do is crucial to a child’s future and sometimes you get to see a joyful breakthrough which illustrates the life-changing difference you are making. Other times, however, you might feel as…

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