21 Mar
Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Posted by Anne Shenberger
Jacquona Blackwell

By Kathleen E. Carey, Delaware County Daily Times. 3/19/17

MEDIA >> Hundreds came out to Media Providence Friends School Saturday afternoon to peruse the dozens of social activist organizations on display to see which ones piqued their interest enough to get involved.

The brainchild of Ellen Morfei, the Take Action, Give 5 Fair was meant to match the 36 organizations spanning from the political and environmental to the social service and civic groups with individuals with accompanying passions and skills.

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20 Mar
Monday, March 20th, 2017
Posted by Anne Shenberger
Super Hero 5K

Event to benefit CASA Youth Advocates, support its mission to provide advocates for all children in Delaware and Chester Counties’ child welfare systems

Media, PA, March 20, 2017—On Sunday, April 30, at 9:00 a.m. at Ridley Creek State Park in Media, runners and walkers will gather in their second year for a great cause. Participants are encouraged to hit the trails dressed as their favorite superheroes to support CASA Youth Advocate’s mission of providing champions for children.

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27 Feb
Monday, February 27th, 2017
Posted by Anne Shenberger
Chis Van Dusen

Moorestown runner takes on race to raise money for abused and neglected children
By Todd McHale, staff writer, Burlington County Times, February 27, 2017

MOORESTOWN — Sometimes a story touches a person's heart so much, he needs to act. But not too many go as far as Christopher VanDusen.

When the township resident heard the story of a young woman being shuttled in and out of foster homes over the course of her life, he hit the ground running, literally.

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20 Dec
Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
Posted by Anne Shenberger
Carol Cottone

With more than 200 children in their care as the result of neglect and abuse, a group of volunteers are helping to make a difference in these youths who might easily get lost in an already overloaded system.

The Court Appointed Special Advocates, also known as CASA, are volunteers assigned to some of the most challenging cases of abuse and neglect in the child welfare system with the mantra “every child needs a champion.”

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MOD Pizza

Glen Mills MOD to donate $1 for every MOD size-pizza sold to provide hope for children in

Delaware and Chester Counties’ foster care systems

MOD Pizza, known for its focus on making a positive impact in its communities, is teaming up with CASA Youth Advocates to launch its annual Spreading MODness campaign. MOD will donate $1 for every MOD-size pizza sold at their location in Glen Mills, PA to CASA Youth Advocates from November 22 through November 27, 2016.  MOD Pizza Glen Mills is located at 1751 Wilmington Pike, PA.

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04 Oct
Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
Posted by Anne Shenberger
2016 Gala Power Of One

IMC Construction to Serve as Presenting Sponsor
Speakers to Include Two CASA-Affiliated Youth and Their Advocates

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19 Aug
Friday, August 19th, 2016
Posted by Anne Shenberger
Lincoln financial Foundation

Support will help CASA advocate for abused and neglected children in Delaware and Chester Counties

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13 Jun
Monday, June 13th, 2016
Posted by Anne Shenberger
impact 100 philadelphia

We are thrilled to announce that Impact100 Philadelphia has awarded CASA Youth Advocates a $106,667 Project Grant!

This is great news for a child languishing in the child welfare system, alone, frightened, and confused. The funds will enable us to champion her - and even more children in Delaware and Chester counties than ever before.

Thank you to volunteer Carol Cottone, who helped Executive Director Anne Shenberger share our story in a presentation to Impact100 Philadelphia earlier this month.

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12 Apr
Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
Posted by Anne Shenberger
CASA Super Kids

Event to benefit CASA Youth Advocates’ work on behalf
of abused and neglected children in Delaware and Chester Counties

On Sunday, May 1, at 9:00 a.m. at Ridley Creek State Park in Media, superheroes of all speeds and ages will take to the trail at the first annual Superhero 5K Run and Walk to benefit CASA Youth Advocates. Run/walk participants are encouraged, but not required, to come dressed as their favorite superheroes.

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09 Feb
Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
Posted by Anne Shenberger
Thomas Campbell

Organization urges more African Americans to join March class of new volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children.

During February, Black History Month, CASA Youth Advocates of Delaware County recognizes the positive difference that Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) volunteers of color have made to children in the foster care system. With the organization’s next training class kicking off in March, CASA is urging additional African Americans to honor Black History Month by stepping forward as new volunteers.

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