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Color the Way for CASA 5K

On August 16th, Brush Country CASA held the Color the Way for CASA 5K at Texas A&M University – Kingsville. This event was originally scheduled for March 21, 2020, but was rescheduled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Staff and participants were thrilled to be able to join together at the beautiful TAMUK campus to enjoy… Read more »

Continuing Education

In an effort to ensure that our volunteers have all the tools needed to be effective advocates, Texas CASA along with the whole CASA network requires each advocate to obtain 12 hours of continuing education annually. Failure to complete these hours may result in the advocates dismissal from the program. Staff is invested in providing… Read more »

CASA Volunteers are in Demand for Back to School

The back-to-school season can bring excitement for young people as they prepare to see their classmates again, meet new teachers and students, and explore new subjects. However, for youth in foster care, starting a new school year can feel scary and uncertain, because the odds are stacked against them when it comes to their educational… Read more »

Concert for CASA

Local CASA Volunteer Jodi Heras will be hosting the first ever Concert for CASA event on October 1, 2022 at the Alice Event Center in Alice, Texas. The event will feature live music from Mathias Issasi and Matt Rodd and the Midnight Buzz. The event is being hosted as a fundraiser for Brush Country CASA,… Read more »

Gearing up for Spooky Season

With Halloween right around the corner, Brush Country CASA is gearing up for the holiday festivities. We are excited to participate in National Night Out Tuesday, October 4th from 6pm to 10pm and KPD’s 4th Annual Trunk or Treat on Friday, October 28th from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. If you would like to support… Read more »

CASA Raffle

Brush Country CASA’s raffle was a huge success bringing in about $6,300 to be used towards recruiting, training and supporting CASA volunteers as they advocate for children and families involved in the child welfare system. The raffle was held on Friday, March 27th via Facebook. CASA is so grateful for our sponsors who provided amazing prizes, perfect for… Read more »

Color the Way 5K for CASA

We are happy to announce that CASA has finally chosen a new date for our Color the Way 5K which was postponed due to COVID 19. The event will be held on Saturday, July 16th starting at 8:00 am at Texas A&M University in Kingsville. If you have already pledged or donated your sponsorship for… Read more »

CASA Welcomes New Volunteer

Brush Country CASA would like to welcome Toni Pena to our amazing group of CASA volunteers. Toni was sworn in on April 22, 2022 by Judge Jaime E. Carrillo in Kleberg County. She was one of the first volunteers to participate in our new blended curriculum which allows potential volunteers more control over the timing… Read more »

Children’s Spring Festivals

Spring festivities were in full swing at the Children’s Spring Festivals hosted by Brush Country CASA, the Child Welfare Board and Child Protective Services. Events were held during the month of April in observation of Child Abuse Prevention Month. The first event was held on April 9th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Thompson… Read more »

Candlelight Vigils

Brush Country CASA held several Candlelight Vigils in observation of Child Abuse Prevention Month in April. This is the first time we have been able to host a public event since the start of the pandemic which added to the significance for CASA and their supporters. The first event was held on Tuesday, April 12th… Read more »