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Twelve New CASA Volunteers Take The Oath

February 11, 2020

February 11, 2020 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – Twelve community volunteers were sworn in as officers of the court by Magistrate Dennis McGuire during a CASA of the Pikes Peak Region swearing-in ceremony at the El Paso County Combined Courts on Monday. “You are going to be a lifeline for a young man or a young woman,”…

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Volunteer Profile: Cathy Larson

January 15, 2020

If there was a theme to Cathy Larson’s retirement, one might say it was community service. The retired IT Project Manager finds plenty of ways to give back… that’s for sure. One of those ways is by monitoring and documenting observations during child-parent visits in CASA’s Supervised Exchange and Parenting Time (SEPT) Program – a…

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How Jennifer makes an impact for foster teens

December 16, 2019

Jennifer De Lima is making a difference for teens whose lives are in turmoil. Maybe it’s her big heart… or perhaps it’s her ingenuity, but this Colorado Springs mom and CASA volunteer knows how to bring people together for a purpose. De Lima just pulled off CASA’s holiday teen gift giveaway for the second year…

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360 Painting Announces Partnership with CASA

December 2, 2019

December 2, 2019 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – CASA of the Pikes Peak Region announced today that Colorado Springs painting company, 360⁰ Painting, has become the nonprofit’s newest $25,000 Business Partner. The collaboration between the painting business and the local nonprofit will help ensure that CASA meets its vision of serving 100% of local abused and neglected…

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Seeking Donations for Santa’s Shop and Teen Gift Giveaway

November 18, 2019

CASA is now accepting donations from the community for CASA’s Teen Gift Giveaway and Santa’s Shop. This is a great way to individually – or with a group – help support youth in foster care over the holidays! These are the kinds of donations that we need: The Hanger will give foster teens the option…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Paul Lemon

November 18, 2019

Paul Lemon knows that when you make a commitment… you keep that commitment. For five years now, Paul has proved his commitment to the families that use CASA’s Supervised Exchange and Parenting Time Program. As a SEPT Volunteer Facilitator, Paul makes it possible for children to bond with their parents when there is a court…

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Twenty four new CASA volunteers sworn in on Tuesday

November 14, 2019

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: Building more than houses in Colorado Springs

October 22, 2019

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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Jeremiah’s Story: How the commitment of two loyal adults changed the path of a young boy’s life

October 22, 2019

It was two days before his fifth birthday, in April of 2016, when little Jeremiah was found wandering the streets alone, with adult shoes on. His mother was strung out; she didn’t realize he had left the house. When the Colorado Springs Police Department arrived, they found an unclean home plagued by substance abuse and…

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CASA of the Pikes Peak Region receives national grant to increase support to vulnerable youth

October 9, 2019

Colorado Springs, Colo. (October 9, 2019) – CASA of the Pikes Peak Region has been awarded a $40,000 Mentoring Grant from the National Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian ad Litem (CASA/GAL) Association for Children. Funds will be used to recruit, train, and assign new volunteers to represent the best interests of children who have experienced abuse…

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