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 miss out on the annual superhero costume contest!

Prepare to join the superhero action held on April 9th, starting at 8:30 a.m. at Kiwanis Park in Tempe, with registration beginning at 7 a.m.

Read this article at Wrangler News.

Bruce Arians Speaks About Red Flag Challenge

At a press conference on Thursday, March 31st, Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Bruce Arians spoke about his involvement with the Red Flag Challenge, a statewide media campaign asking Arizonans to become CASA volunteers. Bruce is joined by his wife Christine Arians, alongside CASA Program Manager Nancy Molever. Visit the video replay here.

To learn more about the Red Flag Challenge, visit. casaredflag.com.

 

Radio Phoenix Features CASA of Arizona, VOICES

On March 15th, CASA representatives spoke with Stu Turgel on Radio Phoenix. Don’t miss the replay of great conversation regarding CASA of Arizona’s amazing work!

THE PHOENIX FILE is a weekly news magazine hosted by Stu Turgel at RadioPhoenix.org. The show features the people and programs making a positive impact on life in the Phoenix area.

VOICES 4th Annual Superhero Race

April 9th is approaching soon, which means our 4th Annual Superhero Race is almost here! There will be many SUPER-EXCITING events, including a timed 5K race, a 1K Fun Run, and a Kids Dash/Villain Chase. With superheroes and villains running around, this is an event you won’t want to miss!

To register, click here.

Participation in this event will benefit 12,000 abused or neglected children in Maricopa County foster care. Here’s your chance to give a voice to these kids, and also have fun!

Read this article at Sonoran News.

CASA of Arizona awarded $200K ‘Growth Grant’

The National CASA Association has awarded CASA of Arizona $200,000 to grow the number of Court Appointed Special Advocates in Arizona. CASA of Maricopa County will be provided pass-through funding from this grant to hire four additional CASA volunteer program coordinators.With this, there is the potential to recruit several hundred additional CASA volunteers and serve significantly more children in Maricopa County foster care!

Watch the Fox10 News segment.

Only Texas CASA and the state of Florida Guardian ad Litem Program have received this ‘Growth Grant’. We are extremely excited for the future, and we hope you are too!

Read this article at MyNewsMesa.com.

 

VOICES Gives Foster Children a Voice

Voices for CASA Children is providing volunteers to children in foster care who need their voice to be heard. Through regular visits and helping them navigate through the court system, CASA volunteers are the constant light for these children.

However, there are 12,000 children in foster care and only 600 CASA volunteers. Voices for CASA Children is actively recruiting new volunteers to help make a difference in the lives of these children. Help make that difference and become a volunteer today!

Read this article at North Scottsdale Lifestyle.

More Advocates Needed

There are so many people who already offer their time to be the voice for foster care children. However, with 12,000 foster care children and 600 advocates in Maricopa County, there is a need for more!

Voices for CASA Children is having an event this Thursday, February 23rd from 5 – 7 PM, at Culinary Dropout – Scottsdale. Come check it out and see how you can be a voice for foster care children!

Read this article at Frontdoors Connecting Arizona.