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Jennie Dreiling named June Advocate of the Month

Jennie Dreiling named June Advocate of the Month

June 1, 2019

Jennie’s case involves two teenagers, who both had to be removed from their home due to emotional abuse. She and her legal team had been struggling to get them out of the home, until Jennie was able to reach a level of trust with them that lead to them sharing the details that were finally able to get them into new placements. Both teens are now thriving: they are being supported emotion

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Ashley Cunningham

Ashley Cunningham named May Advocate of the Month

May 1, 2019

Ashley is currently serving on not one but two cases, one with an infant and the other a toddler. Aside from always being consistent with her visits and keeping her legal team in the loop, she has also brought the attention and care to her cases that has proven why CASA Volunteers are so important. In her case with the newborn, Ashley was the one who was able to bring the parent up

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The Difference Advocacy Can Make: Jewel's Story

The Difference Advocacy Can Make: Jewel's Story

April 8, 2019

The Difference Advocacy Can Make: Jewel’s Story Here at CASA of Adams & Broomfield Counties, our CASA Volunteers try to give hope to children while navigating the child welfare system, but they never forget the work they are doing can have benefits that last a lifetime. We had the opportunity to catch up with Jewel, former CASA Youth, who was able to give an even more in-depth look at

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Sherri Sos Named April Advocate of the Month

Sherri Sos Named April Advocate of the Month

April 5, 2019

April Volunteer of Month Sherri Sos Those who get involved with CASA know that the support they get from beginning to end can come from multiple places. Whether from staff, their Program Coordinator or other parties on the case, when you are working with CASA you know you are never alone on your journey to improving a child’s life. Having this sense of teamwork can make the exp

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Christina Mijares named March Advocate of the Month

Christina Mijares Named March Advocate of the Month

March 5, 2019

Here at CASA, the children we advocate for often look to our volunteers for guidance as they navigate the child welfare system. Whether it is lessons from words spoken or actions taken, the impact just one person can have on their lives is clear. Christina Mijares is one volunteer who has seized the opportunity to make a difference in a youth’s life in any way she can, and CASA o

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Maile Kobayashi named February Advocate of the Month

Maile Kobayashi named February Advocate of the Month

February 1, 2019

Maile Kobayashi February Advocate of the Month It is always inspiring to hear about the many ways people find the CASA organization, especially when it is through family, friends, or through their career. Maile Kobayashi, February Advocate of the Month, discovered CASA while in college after meeting a friend who was a CASA Volunteer. Maile began her journey with CASA of Adams & Broomfiel

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Candie Toller Named January Advocate of the Month

Candie Toller Named January Advocate of the Month

January 20, 2019

When it was founded in 1999, it became clear that CASA of Adams & Broomfield Counties was a nonprofit that needed kind, compassionate individuals who were ready for hands-on experience in helping children. Now, 20 years later, the volunteer opportunity CASA offers has brought out the best of our communities and people who have proven that anyone can be an everyday hero and help advocate for ab

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Erika Sell Named December Advocate of the Month

Erika Sell Named December Advocate of the Month

December 20, 2018

To be a CASA Volunteer Advocate means to take on a dedication to changing the lives of children in need. From the training to the swearing-in, the volunteer opportunity CASA provides is one that individuals sometimes wonder if they can commit enough of themselves to and if they can make a difference. Erika Sell, a mother of two and full-time marketing specialist, proves anyone can make a differenc

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Barbara Zeidman named November Advocate of the Month

Barbara Zeidman named November Advocate of the Month

November 30, 2018

Barbara Zeidman November Advocate of the Month The Child Welfare System is comprised of many individuals that care about children and fight for their futures. The sad reality, however, is that the number of children in need of help is often overwhelming and disproportional to the number of available professionals that work with them. Many children are left without someone who will get to

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Charlene Campbell Named October Advocate of the Month

Charlene Campbell Named October Advocate of the Month

October 31, 2018

October Advocate of the Month Charlene Campbell The work we do at CASA of Adams & Broomfield Counties is made possible by the dedicated individuals who are passionate about improving the lives of vulnerable children. When thinking about volunteers who have gone above and beyond for their CASA children, Charlene Campbell immediately comes to mind, and we are happy to recognize her as the

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Howard Yeoman Named September Advocate of the Month

Howard Yeoman Named September Advocate of the Month

September 13, 2018

September Advocate of the Month Howard Yeoman CASA of Adams and Broomfield Counties is pleased to recognize Howard Yeoman as the September Advocate of the Month. Howard has been serving as a CASA Volunteer Advocate since October 2017, a mere four months into his retirement from serving as a nonprofit executive for 22 years. Howard states that CASA was the first volunteer opportunity he consi

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Guys Who Give Donates $1,300 to CASA of Adams and Broomfield Counties

Guys Who Give Donates to CASA

September 4, 2018

When thinking about CASA, and the work it does for children in the court system who need a voice, it is hard not to also think about the wonderful outside entities that make the work possible. As a nonprofit, CASA depends heavily on community support and are extremely honored to be the recipients of a $1,300 donation made by Guys Who Give – Broomfield. Guys Who Give, founded by Justi

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The Worley Family: A CASA Success Story

The Worley Family: A CASA Success Story

September 3, 2018

THE WORLEY FAMILY: A CASA SUCCESS STORY Mike and Leesa Worley were no different than you or me. They worked, had a family, and, like many of us, wondered what else they could do in their community, namely for the local children. That’s when they decided to become foster parents. “Our vision at that time was one of providing a temporary home for children while their parents f

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Irene Randall named August Advocate of the Month

Irene Randall named August Volunteer of the Month

August 20, 2018

August Advocate of the Month Irene Randall The CASA Program is pleased to recognize Irene Randall as August Advocate of the Month. Irene is a devoted grandmother, employee, and golfer, who loves playing a round with her husband when she isn’t in court or at her job. Irene has been with CASA since 2010 and has had seven cases during that time. In her current case, Irene advocates fo

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