One child. Everyone’s future.

Contributed by Noah Johnson, VOICES 2018 Spring Marketing Intern Back in January of 2017, during the spring semester of my junior year at Arizona State University, I was looking for volunteer opportunities to fulfill a class related community service requirement.  Coming from out-of-state (Minnesota), I was less familiar with local organizations to volunteer with, so […]

VOICES Opens Training Center

In the weeks following the start of 2018, volunteers and staff members were hard at work to open the new VOICES Training Center. An extension of the VOICES administrative offices in Old Town Scottsdale, the Training Center is home to CASA trainings, recruitment events, volunteer orientations, and everything in between! Meet Rosie Ronnow, Training and […]

CASA Volunteer Shares Insights from National CASA ’18

Contributed by Roger Lurie, CASA Volunteer Two of my most memorable experiences in recent years have taken place in Boston. In 2006, I had the privilege of running the Boston Marathon, a 26.2 mile run through this fascinating and historical city; then, this year, I returned to participate in the 2018 National CASA Conference. As […]

The VOICES Team Grows in 2018

With 2018 starting out with a big, CASA BANG!, there’s great need to expand programs and CASA support in Maricopa County. VOICES is thrilled to announce the growth of its team with the addition of dynamic staff members and one new Board member. Each individual brings talent, insight, and gusto for carrying out the VOICES mission […]

Voices for CASA Children Hosts 5th Annual Superhero Family Fun Run & Festival

Local Nonprofit Partners with Arizona KIDS Consortium for Superhero Fun Run Benefiting Local Foster Children TEMPE, ARIZ. (February 16, 2018) – Voices for CASA Children invites you to fly across the finish line during its fifth annual Superhero Family Fun Run & Festival at Kiwanis Park in Tempe. Participants can enjoy the Superhero Festival, including […]

Scottsdale-based boutique, Giving Bracelets, gives back to support children in foster care

Lesa Sawyer, entrepreneur and “give back” retail pioneer, is the heart and soul behind Giving Bracelets, a Scottsdale-based retailer that makes giving back to community its sole purpose. For every purchase of a bracelet, Giving Bracelets donates 10% of that purchase to the CASA program, both locally and nationally. Strolling along the quaint walkways of […]

VOICES Volunteer Spotlight: Mara Blom Schantz

Mara Blom Schantz has been a professional photographer for almost 20 years (not including the time spent in her younger years working for her parents in their photography studio), specializing in documenting children and families with the goal of showing their true souls.  However, although most of Mara’s life has been in the world of […]

Recruiting the Real ‘Superheroes’ for Children in Foster Care

The 4th annual Superhero Race is quickly approaching, and you don’t want to miss this year’s signature event. Don your cape and prepare to walk, run or fly on Sunday, April 9th! Besides the timed 5k race, a 1k Fun Run and a Kids Villain Chase, there will be face painting and games, and you don’t want […]