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Join us in the fight against child abuse.

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In 2020, CASA of Collin County advocated for 434 children. 434 children who needed the love and support of an adult more than ever. To honor those 434 children, along with universally all children experiencing child abuse, we will be displaying 434 Pinwheels For Child Abuse Prevention Month. Join us, take pictures, and spread the word to advocate for the children who have been victims of abuse and neglect in Collin County.
April 7th through April 14th
Downtown McKinney Display (Dr. Glenn Mitchell Memorial Park)
April 19th through April 26th
Downtown Plano Display (Haggard Park)

DONATE TO CASA OF COLLIN COUNTY

VIRTUAL WALL OF PINWHEELS

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Unfortunately, our work here at CASA of Collin County will remain necessary as long as child abuse and neglect continue in our community. Due to the added stresses on society from the ongoing pandemic, we have seen a rise in the severity of child abuse cases coming forward.
Pinwheels, with their childlike whimsy, are the national symbol of child abuse prevention. By purchasing a pinwheel for $10 each, you can help CASA fight to end abuse and neglect. Our hope is to fill this virtual wall with 434 pinwheels to represent the 434 children and youth CASA served in 2020.
Our vision is that every child has a safe, loving, forever home free from abuse and neglect. Join us to advocate for the children who have been victims of abuse and neglect in Collin County.

SPONSOR A PINWHEEL
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One of the most visible ways you can show your support during Child Abuse Prevention Month is to participate in Go Blue Day. It's as simple as it sounds: on April 9, simply WEAR BLUE and snap a picture of it. Then, post them on Facebook or Instagram and tag us! We will be sharing community photos all day long.

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Q: What does CASA do with the $10 for each pinwheel?
A: All funds raised through CASA’s Child Abuse Prevention Month campaign will go directly back to our Child Advocacy Program to train, supervise, and support Court Appointed Special Advocates. These CASA’s will serve children and teens that have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect.  Volunteers are trained and supervised by staff during all phases of their casework. Your donation helps change the trajectory of a child’s life and directly impacts children in the community.
Q: What is the meaning behind pinwheels?
A: In 2008, Prevent Child Abuse America introduced the pinwheel as the new national symbol for child abuse prevention. Why? Because by its very nature, the pinwheel depicts playfulness, joy, and childhood. It has come to serve as a physical reminder of the great childhoods we want for all children. And as a symbol, the cyclical nature of the pinwheel calls to mind the positive cycles of love and support we want to help families create.
Q: How can I help?
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There are so many ways to get involved- volunteer to be a CASA, sponsor a pinwheel, and share the mission of CASA with those around you through social media. The fight to end child abuse takes all of us.