“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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Last year, 285 CASA volunteers advocated for 597 abused and neglected children in foster care. It is because of people like YOU that we are able to stand in every child's corner! For more information about supporting our mission visit us at www.casaofcollincounty.org ... See MoreSee Less

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Looking for ways to volunteer with CASA? Join us as a volunteer for the CASA of Collin County Voice for Children Gala! There are opportunities leading up to the event and day of, May 4th. Refer to the link for additional information!

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We are so thankful for our continued partnership with Primrose Schools! Over the last month, students from four Primrose Schools collected books for the hundreds of children served by CASA of Collin County.

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According to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS), in 2018 more than 20,000 children were removed from their homes in Texas alone - 597 in our own community. CASA of Collin County urges you to become involved in making a difference in the lives of these children. For more information about volunteering and supporting CASA visit us at www.casaofcollincounty.org ... See MoreSee Less

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CASA volunteers give the feeling of hope back into the lives of abused and neglected children in foster care #TheCASADifference ... 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. She is committed to serving as their voice within the court system as an advocate did for her when she was a young child.

“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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