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The Bear in Green OverallsIf I had a CASA | October 17, 2012

Do you remember Corduroy? ¬†Take a few minutes to travel back to your childhood, or reminisce about reading this story to a child you love. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_tAjEAUA5E&w=420&h=315] The story of Corduroy shows what life could be like for a child in the foster care system, a child who could benefit from a Court Appointed Special […]

Volunteer Friday: Ally VertiganVolunteer Friday | October 5, 2012

This week’s Volunteer Friday blog is about CASA’s Belle H. Bennett intern and now official CASA Volunteer Ally Vertigan! Ally grew up in upstate New York and moved to Chicago to attend Elmhurst College for a bachelor’s degree in Religion and Service, and Spanish. She moved to Nashville and joined CASA in August and just […]

CASA Information For FamiliesCASA |

This is a great explanation of the work a CASA volunteer does and what a CASA volunteer is written by the CASA of Northeast Louisiana! ūüôā Lift up a child’s voice. A child’s life. Volunteer or donate today. -Meg, CASA Nashville

“We accept the love we think we deserve.”If I had a CASA | October 3, 2012

In October, we’ll write some blogs addressing the question, “what would have happened to this literary character had a CASA volunteer been in their life?” ¬†Here’s our first post! Spoiler alert! This blog post contains key plot information from this book. authors¬†note:¬†I recommend this book to everyone!¬†The novel is written in a letter format like […]

Davidson County Foster CareFoster Care Topics | October 2, 2012

Over the next few weeks, we will be doing a series of posts answering foster care questions. We wanted to start off with giving you some basic statistics for the Davidson County Foster Care system. Our CASA Volunteers fight hard to increase the number of kids who are reunified with their families and decrease the […]

Volunteer Friday: Basileia ChurchVolunteer Friday | September 28, 2012

Today’s Volunteer Friday blog is about Basileia Church in East Nashville that has sent a team of volunteers for the Shelby Bottoms Boogie 5k/15k for the past two years. Since the Boogie is coming up tomorrow we thought we’d thank them for their hard work and generosity! Basileia Church started meeting in March of 2011 […]

Camp to BelongNon-profit | September 10, 2012

Camp to Belong is a non-profit whose mission is to “return brothers and sisters who are placed in separate foster homes or other out of home care for events of fun, emotional empowerment and much needed sibling connection”. They are also attempting to raise awareness of the importance of keeping siblings together in foster care […]

The Child’s Best InterestFoster Care Topics | September 4, 2012

Working for the child’s best interest is what CASA is all about. Every CASA’s goal is to get children out of foster care and into a safe, warm, and permanent home. The¬†Families, Lost and Found¬†article from the January 2010 NY Times tells the story of a girl in foster care who was reunited with a […]

Volunteer Friday: Jennifer OkerekeVolunteer Friday | August 31, 2012

Jennifer Okereke is a sophomore at Vanderbilt University. She traveled to Nashville for school all the way from Southern California. After her freshman year at Vandy she decided that she wanted to become more involved in her Nashville community and started the CASA @ Vanderbilt club. Jennifer, the president of this new club, says she […]

Cruisin’ for CASACASA Events | August 23, 2012

CASA Inc. of Barry & Eaton counties in Michigan are having a motorcycle ride on Saturday, August 25th. Bikers can register for the ride online and the proceeds go to CASA! If anyone would be interested in an event like this in Nashville comment below and let us know! For all you bikers out there, […]

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