In 2020 there were 707 alleged victims of abuse and neglect in our service area of Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kenedy and Kleberg Counties. In honor of Child Abuse Awareness Month which begins April 1st, CASA is hosting our first ever Sponsor a Ribbon Fundraiser. Join us in the fight against child abuse by sponsoring… Read more »
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CASA Welcomes New Volunteers
Brush Country CASA would like to welcome our newest CASA advocates, Paige Saenz, Zariah Dodds and Mari Reyes who were sworn in on December 10, 2020 by Judge Jaime E. Carrillo via Zoom. We are so excited to have them joining our dynamic group of advocates. Want to find out more about becoming a CASA… Read more »
Brush Country CASA Seeks Advocates
Speak Up for Kids in Foster Care from Your Own Home Brush Country CASA is calling for community members to step up and advocate for children and families involved in the child welfare system in our local area. “Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and physical distancing, many of us have been feeling increased stress, anxiety and… Read more »
Canned Food Donation
A special thank you to the Theta Kappa chapter of Kappa Sigma for hosting a canned food drive for Brush Country CASA this holiday season. We appreciate you so very much! For information on how you can host a drive for CASA please reach out to our staff at 361.595.7233.
Share Your Christmas With a Child or Youth in Foster Care
Brush Country CASA shouts a special Thank You to our wonderful community sponsors who have been so generous to be part of The Giving Tree this year. Share your Christmas with a child or youth in foster care by sponsoring their wish-list. Below, please find the flyers for both Kleberg and Jim Wells County. Select… Read more »
Calvary Trail Rider’s Association Toy Drive
The Calvary Trail Riders Association will be hosting their Trial Ride which benefits Brush Country CASA. The money raised during their trail ride is used to purchase new unwrapped toys for children or youth in foster care. For more information on how to join in on the fun, please review the flyer below.
CASA Welcomes New Volunteers
CASA is so excited to welcome our newest volunteers to our excellent group of CASA volunteers. In November, Jodi Heras, Suzette Martinez, Joshua Benavides and Kathryn Benavides were all sworn in by Judge Jaime E. Carrillo in Kleberg County. Due to COVID-19, the CASA swear in was held via zoom. CASA volunteers are the heart… Read more »
Big Surprise from Valero Energy Foundation
We are thrilled to receive an unexpected charitable donation of $25,000 from Valero Energy Foundation as part of the 2020 Valero Texas Open and Benefit for Children even though the tournament was canceled due to COVID-19. More than ever, we are grateful for Valero’s continued support and are so proud to be a charity partner… Read more »
H&R Block Referral Program
Brush Country CASA is so excited to be participating in the H&R Block referral program. For every new client who files their taxes with H&R Block or Block Advisors, our organization will receive $20. The amount we can earn is unlimited!! Head into H&R block this income tax season and show them the flyer below… Read more »
CASA Receives Thanksgiving Baskets
Juno Garcia and all of the members at Freedom Church contributed 7 Thanksgiving baskets to CASA this year. Each basket came complete with everything a family would need for Thanksgiving, including a pan to cook the turkey in. We are so thankful to have friends like Juno and the Freedom Church. Your continued support and… Read more »