CASA in the News

CASA and Beneficial Bank Join Forces to Ensure Foster Children in Burlington County Reach Safe Permanent Homes
Beneficial Bank Grant Will Help Burlington County 
Beneficial Bank Foundation has awarded a $20,000 grant to ensure that foster children currently in CASA’s Burlington County program receive vital services and reach safe permanent homes.  Gathered for the check presentation ceremony on August 9 are (L-R): Quiana Gleaves, CASA Advocate Supervisor; Renée Paci, CASA Program Director; LuAnn Yansick, Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager, Beneficial Bank, Edgewater Park; Roseann Vanella, President, Board of Trustees, CASA for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties; Katherine Carmichael, Executive Director, CASA for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties; Merle A. Brown, Vice President, Director of Corporate Giving and Financial Literacy, Beneficial Bank; Simone Jarvis CASA Advocate Supervisor; Ines Ramirez, CASA Advocate Supervisor; and Harry Cassidy, CASA Advocate Recruiter. Photo credit Mary Penney 

New CASA Volunteers Swearing In Ceremony 

Swearing In Ceremony in Burlington County on June 22, 2017
(L-R) Greg Grimaldi, Susan Myers, Steven Warner, Anne Lyon, Charlene Laws-Ligon, The Honorable Judge Tarantino, Dolores Beverly, Eileen Sennett, Cindy Blackwell, Mary Cay Schaeffer, and Debbie Lepo

Swearing In Ceremony at Mercer County Courthouse, Trenton, NJ on June 7, 2017
(L-R): Regina Kneib and Greg Aaron are sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates  by The Honorable Judge Thompson


Picture on Left:  L to R: Jason Salvatore, Commission Member, Dean Hagemann CASA, Robin Scheiner, Commission Chairperson.  Picture on Right:  L to R:  Lisa Oros, Case Supervisor, Teri Triano-Davis, Case Supervisor, Dean,  Lori Morris, CASA of Mercer County Executive Director.
Dean has been a CASA Volunteer since 2009, and is currently working on his 6th case.  His enthusiasm and tireless efforts to make a better life for each child he has served make him a true gift to our program.  Congratulations Dean, and thank you!  To read more about Dean and his efforts, click here.

 CASA for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties was featured 
on the front page of The Times of Trenton!
Check out the article here, featuring our incredible advocates 
William Dredge and Barbara Hairston,
case supervisor Teri Triano-Davis, and Executive Director Lori Morris.
Be sure to share the article with your friends and family to spread the CASA mission! 
CASA volunteers of Mercer County find stabilizing a child's life very rewarding
Executive Director Lori Morris and advocate Ernestine Williams appeared on an episode of "In Focus" on PHL17!
View part of the segment here! 
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