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CASA To Receive Donation By Rotary Club

July 9th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

The annual Rotary Radio Day event on WCBC is traditionally the largest fund raiser each year for the Cumberland service club- and during the month of July the club’s allocation committee will be dispersing checks to selected nonprofit groups. One of those is fairly new to the area-   CASA for Children of Allegany County. CASA is an independent, court-authorized nonprofit organization that works through specially trained and supervised volunteers to promote the welfare of children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse, neglect or abandonment by providing a safety net of support, advocacy and mentorship. CASA trains and supervises volunteers to speak up for the best interests of these children in court, to ensure that each child has the opportunity to thrive by receiving needed service and assistance, while helping to move the child towards a safe and permanent home. Program Director Misty Raines says that volunteers are badly needed with the next training sessions set to begin late next month…





 

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