CASA Advocates for Children in Foster Care

Charity Name
CASA of Tarrant County

CFC Zone

Charity Type

CFC Number
87756
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- When I needed someone most, my CASA was there for me.  
 

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- My CASA listened to me. 
 

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- My CASA helped me reunite my family.  
 

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- My CASA was my voice when nobody else was listening.  
 

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- When I became a CASA, I knew I was going to be more.  
 

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- More than just a volunteer.  
 

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- More than being their one Saturday a month.  
 

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- I became a CASA to do more for foster children.  
 

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- I worked with two sisters. For one, I helped her plan her Quinceanera.  
 
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- For the other, I helped her audition for a fine arts academy, and she got in.  
 
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- When no one else was there for these girls, I was.  
 
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- Here are the facts. There is an alarming increase in child abuse ER visits and fatalities.  
 
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- Each year, over 650 children enter foster care.  
 
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- And right now, 550 Tarrant County children are without a CASA.  
 
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- Don’t these children need an advocate like you? 
 
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- My CASA helped me find a home.  
 
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- My CASA never let me down.  
 
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- My CASA was my voice.  
 
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- Learn about the difference you can make at speakupforachild.org today.