“It is rewarding-and sad- to see and hear the gratitude for very small acts of kindness, from kids who have never felt they had anyone to depend on. I told one of my CASA kids recently how much I admire his ability to make the best of a bad situation after his father- his one parent abandoned him and left the state. He said that if the person who was supposed to love him and care for him treated him that way….. He’d better learn to take care of himself. That saddens me, but it also inspires me to help him achieve his goals. There would be some justice in that.”

– Ken,
CASA Volunteer Advocate since 2011

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Join us TOMORROW at the Credit Union of Texas's Non-Profit Showcase from 10AM - 12PM in McKinney off of Ridge Road! There will be games and prizes! VOTE for us during the event to help us win a prize! See you all there! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you Synchrony for donating 100 stuffed animals to us yesterday! We are so excited to be able to share these with our CASA kids! ... See MoreSee Less

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Our Golf Tournament is NEXT TUESDAY, October 22!!! New this year! Join us after the tournament for our Party on the Patio! Tickets are included in player registration but can also be purchased for $50 on our event website! See you there!

Check out our website for more information! CASAofCCgolf.givesmart.com
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Last year, more than 30,000 Texas children had the support of a CASA volunteer, but that still left too many children facing the child welfare system alone. With your support, we can reach every child in need.

There are several ways you can help the vulnerable children in Colin County - visit www.casaofcollincounty.org to find out how!
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Happy National Coming Out Day! CASA of Collin County supports the LGBTQ+ community, and will continue to advocate for all children in the child welfare system, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you would like to know more information on LGBTQ+ youth in the foster care system, check out this #CASADeepDive

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Today is World Mental Health Day! Mental health is so important to all of us, young and old. Take care of yourself and be a support system for those around you when they are in need. For more information on mental health and wellbeing visit: MentalHealth.gov ... See MoreSee Less

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"I wish that people knew that these are good kids. These are kids in Collin County and in some cases they are living in the same neighborhoods that we live in, on the same streets that our kids play on and they just need someone to fight for them!"

Oftentimes, the vulnerable children that are served by CASA are placed into a whole new environment with the uncertainty of what is going to happen to them. For these children, there is a CASA Volunteer. A person who fights for them and makes sure that their voice is being heard.

How can you help? CASA's 16th Annual Golf Tournament is coming up on October 22 and we would love for you to participate. The funds raised during this event will go back into training and supporting our CASA volunteers! Register here: CASAofCCgolf.givesmart.com/
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We are very excited to have Traxxas as a Platinum Tee Sponsor for CASA's 16th Annual Golf Tournament on October 22! We greatly appreciate the partnership between CASA and Traxxas throughout the years! Their continued support helps our CASA volunteers continue to positively impact the vulnerable children they serve!

Are you interested in participating in our golf tournament this year at Stonebridge Ranch Country Club - The Hills Course? Check out our link for team registration and sponsorship opportunities! CASAofCCgolf.givesmart.com/
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CASA volunteers ensure that children removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect have both a voice and the services they need for a stable future. #CASAofCollinCounty #TheCASADiffernece ... See MoreSee Less

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We are so thankful for all of the CASA volunteers who advocate for the vulnerable children in our community! #TheCASADifference #CASAofCollinCounty #ForTheKids ... See MoreSee Less

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CASA Wins $100,000 from Reliant Energy!

Reliant Energy, an NRG Company, donated $100,000 to CASA of Collin County following its Reliant Gives campaign. Reliant President Elizabeth Killinger and other employees presented the big check on May 10 at CASA offices in McKinney. The Reliant Gives campaign involved a week-competition between three Texas nonprofits (including CASA). Supporters could vote once a day from April 30 – May 6 by entering in mobile phone numbers on the Reliant Gives website. THANK YOU to Reliant Energy and to all who voted CASA of Collin County!

CASA of Collin County Under New Leadership

For CASA of Collin County’s new executive director, Tricia Clifton, the organization’s mission is personal. As an infant, Tricia was removed from her home, moved to multiple foster homes, until being placed for adoption at 18 months. Tricia understands, firsthand, the magnitude of CASA’s mission to promote and protect the best interests of children who have been abused and neglected.

“Most people understand that CPS removes severely abused children from their homes, but few people realize the difficult, lengthy court process these vulnerable children face as they search for a safe, loving, permanent home,” said Clifton. “Our advocates are the eyes and the ears of the court, working to ensure children receive the services they need to heal and thrive.” With a passion for giving back to the community, Tricia Clifton has spent more than a decade serving at risk youth and underserved populations around the world. She has led both corporate and nonprofit teams at WorldVentures and WorldVentures Foundation, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Back on My Feet and Youth Villages by successfully turning challenges into opportunities to enhance programmatic outcomes.

Become a “Hero Of Hope” Today

We have a special group of supporters who are extremely invested in our mission by joining us as monthly donors. Their recurring contributions mean that our work continues, and more children can find a safe and loving place to call home.

We’d ask for your to consider becoming one of these exceptional individuals, who we fondly call CASA of Collin County Hero’s of Hope. One of the biggest things we depend on as a nonprofit is consistency so that our work can continue.

As a Hero of Hope, you will enjoy:

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  • The knowledge that your donation is put to work immediately.
  • Annual statement provided for tax purposed.
  • The ability to change or suspend your donation at any time.

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