Domestic Violence Awareness Month, October 2011
Guests, including (left to right) Will Horn, Amy Harcar and Linda Osmundson, take part in a Candlelight Vigil at the CASA shelter on October 20th. As a part of the vigil, residents of the shelter and Transitional Housing share their experiences of domestic violence, their dreams for a new and safe future, and their gratitude for the life-changing support they receive at CASA.
Todd Huffman and Jesse Ramirez, House Associate at the shelter, and Maintenance Technician for all of CASA, show off their barbecue skills for supper at the Candlelight Vigil.
Candlelight Vigil attendees share a home-cooked meal al fresco.
Amy Cuykendall and Amanda Meadows, members of the Board of Directors at CASA, join Linda Osmundson, Executive Director, for the Candlelight Vigil at the CASA shelter.
October Volunteers at CASA
Employees of Wells Fargo help make CASA Transitional Housing a welcoming place of refuge and hope.
The Mayor of St. Petersburg, Bill Foster, joins Executive Director, Linda Osmundson (far right front) and employees from AAA and the City of St. Petersburg as they create a spotless and shining environment at the CASA Youth Center on the United Way Day of Caring, October 13.
Danielle Schaffer, Volunteer Coordinator and Brenda Goodman, Transitional Housing Coordinator with members of the Coast Guard stationed in St. Petersburg. The Coast Guard worked at the CASA Youth Center (above) and at Transitional Housing on the Day of Caring, October 13.
Employees of the City of St. Petersburg clean the children's playground at the CASA shelter for the Day of Caring.
Steven Adams, of the City of St. Petersburg, in conversation with Stuart Berger, Development Director at CASA. More city employees work behind them at Transitional Housing on October 13.
October Donor Recognition
Longtime donor and Board Member, Trudy Howe, with Executive Director, Linda Osmundson at a CASA Board and Committee Appreciation event on Beach Drive n downtown St. Petersburg at Shapiro's Gallery of Contemporary American Crafts on October 12.
CASA Trustees, Marilyn Polson, Brittany Maxey, Covington Sharp with Janice Sharp at the CASA Board and Committee Appreciation event on October 12.
Longtime volunteers who give their time every week in CASA departments from Finance, to Legal Advocacy, to Shelter, to the CASA Collections Thrift Shoppe! Pictured left to right: Bob Coonrad, Erica Florence, Donna Porter, Brett Kennedy and Claudia Graves.
And speaking of the CASA Collections Thrift Shoppe . . .
Linda Osmundson stands before the NEW Thrift Shoppe donations truck, provided by Wells Fargo and other individual donors whose names appear on the back door of the truck. After the former 17-year-old truck gave up the ghost, these donors stepped forward to provide CASA with a reliable, roomy vehicle to pick up furniture donations. Donate your gently used furniture and clothing to the CASA Collections Thrift Shoppe. To schedule a pick-up, call (727) 895-4912 x 140 and talk to Sal!
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Leave a Legacy when planning your estate.
Including the following information for your bequest will allow you to impact the future of survivors of domestic violence and their children:
Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA)
P.O. Box 414
St. Petersburg, Florida 33731
Federal Tax I.D. #59-2114359
For more information, contact Stuart Berger,
Development Director, at (727) 895-4912 x 114,
or e-mail email@example.com
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