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News Archive

August 2018 Wish List

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Published: 08/01/18

CEO Named Business Woman of the Year

Lariana Forsythe, CEO, and Linda Rendleman, Board member, were both named Business Woman of the Year by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
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Published: 07/06/18

July 2018 Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 07/02/18

Washington Post features CASA Kennel

Domestic violence survivors need not feel trapped in abusive relationships out of fear for their pets' safety.

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Published: 06/15/18

June 2018 Newsletter Released!

INSIDE: Backpack Drive - Volunteer of the Month - Inspiration - Input Needed! - Peace In Our Schools
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Published: 06/14/18

June 2018 Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 06/06/18

May 2018 Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 05/09/18

400 Philanthropists, Artists and Advocates Stand Up To Domestic Violence

The evening was full of culinary indulgences, inspired performances, an exciting auction, cheer and laughter. But why did all 400 guests rise from their seats in unison?
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Published: 05/02/18

April Newsletter Published

INSIDE: Volunteer Appreciation Month - Flash Fundraiser - Last Chance for Tickets
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Published: 04/23/18

April 2018 Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 04/02/18

March Newsletter Published

INSIDE: CASA Kennel - Final Score: Soup-er Bowl 2018 - A Note of Love Serving Hope - Special Event April 28: Farm to Table(aux)
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Published: 03/13/18

CASA Opens On-Site Kennel

Kennel at domestic violence shelter means no more choosing between safety for your pet and for yourself.
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Published: 03/05/18

March 2018 Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 03/01/18

Is it Time Yet?

Horrified. Again. Overwhelmed again. CASA offers our deepest condolences to all the families affected by the murders committed last Wednesday in Parkland's high school.
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Published: 02/15/18

Soup-er Bowl Halftime Report

Last week dozens of groups reported in with their first batch of Soup-er Bowl donations! Check out their photos!
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Published: 02/13/18

CASA Named Nonprofit of the Year

The Pinellas Park/ Gateway Chamber of Commerce honored CASA with the award at their 2018 Annual Meeting.
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Published: 02/05/18

February 2018 Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 02/01/18

Infinity Supports DV

Infinity, The League to Aid Abused Children & Adults supported CASA and other organizations ending domestic violence at their "Tea with the Royals" event today. CASA is incredibly grateful for their years of support!
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Published: 02/01/18

Save the Date - Eat, Drink & Be Artsy!

There has never been an event like this in Tampa Bay. April 28 Gala: CASA's Farm to Table(aux)
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Published: 01/26/18

Food Drive Launches with 100+ Locations!

The initiative supports health and nutrition programs at CASA’s emergency domestic violence shelter.
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Published: 01/17/18

In Awe of our Civil Rights Leaders

The forward march of justice, equality and moral clarity isn't always easy, but it is the American way.
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Published: 01/15/18

January 2018 Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 01/02/18

Happy New Year!

Wishing you the blessings of peace, health & safety throughout the year!
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Published: 01/01/18

Katie's Christmas

For so many, the holiday season is a time we remember to be thankful for so much in our lives. The same is true for 9-year old Katie.
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Published: 12/27/17

Happy Holidays!

Our participants' safety requires an extra level of privacy and confidentiality. They can't tell you themselves, but we hear it all the time-- they are incredibly thankful for your support through the years!
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Published: 12/22/17

Final Days of 2017 Tax Year

Instead of losing money to capital gains taxes, you can get much more value from your portfolio by donating appreciated securities directly towards CASA's programs empowering domestic violence survivors.
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Published: 12/14/17

December 2017 Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 12/01/17

Florida Blue Foundation Awards Grant to CASA Peacemakers Program

The Peacemakers teach age-appropriate classes in Pre-K through Middle School grades to address topics such as bullying, online safety, teen dating violence and other related topics.
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Published: 11/29/17

#GivingTuesday

Today is the national day of caring. After being thankful last thursday then shopping all weekend, we spend today supporting the organizations that keep our communities going. Please support CASA today!
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Published: 11/28/17

Happy Thanksgiving!

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? WE ARE THANKFUL FOR YOU!
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Published: 11/23/17

Texas Shows We Must Take DV Seriously

It's easy to think there's nothing we can do to stop this madness. But what if there was a common trait connecting the majority of mass shooters? That they had committed a specific kind of criminal act, but were not adequately penalized?
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Published: 11/07/17

November 2017 Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 11/01/17

CASA Featured on TV Special

CASA and its partership with Sunstar Paramedics was featured on ABC Action News - WFTS's 2017 "Taking Action Against Domestic Violence" televised special.
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Published: 10/19/17

Award Recipients Announced!

CASA honored three local heroes at the 21st Annual CASA Peace Breakfast on October 12. The individuals were recognized for their initiative, bravery and important roles in the movement to end domestic violence.
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Published: 10/18/17

October: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Throughout the nation, we mourn those who lost their lives to domestic violence, celebrate those who have survived and ask our friends and neighbors to speak with one voice, proclaiming domestic violence has no place in our community! #DVAM
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Published: 10/17/17

Help CASA Win $100,000!

CASA is an official contestant in the Allstate Foundation's Purple Purse Challenge! That gives us a chance to win up to $100,000-- but we need your help to win...
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Published: 10/09/17

We Must Stop the Violence

CASA's family joins the nation in grief over the people who suffered from last night's heinous attacks in Las Vegas.
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Published: 10/02/17

CASA's October Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 09/27/17

Introduce a Friend to CASA

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Join us in a show of solidarity at the CASA Peace Breakfast and help bring this important cause to the forefront of the conversation.
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Published: 09/21/17

Team Leaders Needed!

Last year we raised thousands of dollars in donations and cash prizes with the help of local team leaders. Want to help us top last year's amount? Then read on...
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Published: 09/19/17

August Newsletter Released!

INSIDE: THIS IS MY STORY - #RAYS UP - THE KIDS ARE BACK IN TOWN! - COMMUNITY CALENDAR - OCT 12: PEACE BREAKFAST - DID YOU KNOW?
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Published: 08/15/17

#RaysUp with CASA

Shine a light on domestic violence-- “We believe you. Speak out, we will listen!”
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Published: 08/11/17

CASA's August Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list! Our shelter serves four times as many women, children and men as the old one, so our needs are greater than ever.
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Published: 08/08/17

Mark Your Calendar: Oct 12

Join our family of caring supporters at the 21st Annual Peace Breakfast, CASA's most important and impactful event of the year!
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Published: 08/04/17

VOTE NOW! CASA Nominated For Good 'Burger Award

Some call CASA the most "Community Conscious" organization in St. Petersburg! We agree. :) Do you? Then vote for CASA in category #2!
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Published: 07/28/17

July 2018 Newsletter Released!

INSIDE THE JULY 2018 EDITION:
Q&A With WITH CASA'S New Interim CEO - Back to School Bash - Sponsorship Kit - "Why Didn't She Leave?" - Special Events - Community Calendar
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Published: 07/10/17

CASA's July 2017 Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 07/01/17

Lariana Forsythe Announced as Interim CEO

Forsythe Brings 20 Years of Nonprofit Experience to Southern Pinellas County’s Domestic Violence Center.
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Published: 06/12/17

CASA's June 2017 Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 06/07/17

Event Sponsorships

CASA's event sponsors are making a huge impact in our community. The new CASA Event Sponsorship Kit shows you how to get involved over the next 12 months!
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Published: 06/05/17

CASA Chosen as a Partner for The United Nations Association of The United States of America - Tampa Bay Chapter’s Event

Live Art Event & Panel Discussion on Gender Equality to Feature Internationally Renowned Artists and Speakers
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Published: 05/31/17

CASA Seeks Partners to Distribute Brochures

It is imperative that we let people know: wherever they are in the country, there is a domestic violence center dedicated to helping them live without the threat of domestic violence.
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Published: 05/19/17

May 2017 Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 05/01/17

CASA's Thrift Store Gets New Logo and Name

Introducing "CASA Community Thrift Shop!"
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Published: 04/28/17

The April 2017 Newsletter is Here!

INSIDE: MOTHER'S DAY CARDS - TAMPA BAY RAYS & CASA - AMAZING VOLUNTEERS EVENT PHOTOS - SPECIAL EVENT ON MAY 2 - COMMUNITY CALENDAR
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Published: 04/24/17

And the Dessert Competition Winner Is....

With eight featured desserts at CASA's "A Good Night's Sleep" luncheon, the crowd was split on choosing their favorite. Which one came out on top?
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Published: 04/08/17

April 2017 Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 04/02/17

Desserts Announced for CASA's April 7 Event!

CASA's "Good Night's Sleep" Dessert celebration was featured om the March 24, 2017 episode of Positively Tampa Bay episode, hosted by Lissette Campos on ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay!
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Published: 03/24/17

5,500+ lbs of Food Collected For Domestic Violence Survivors

CASA's 2017 Soup-er Bowl food drive is estimated to provide five months of non-perishable food for CASA's 100-bed domestic violence center.
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Published: 03/14/17

March 2017 Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 03/01/17

40th Anniversary- From the Executive Director

CASA's Board President and Interim Executive Director's letter marks CASA's 40th Anniversary serving the community.
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Published: 02/05/17

CASA Celebrates 40th Anniversary

This year CASA proudly celebrates our 40th Anniversary as a leader in the movement to end domestic violence!
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Published: 02/01/17

Communities Unite- Origins of the DV Movement

It is easy to take for granted the network of local, state and national organizations that currently offer protection to domestic violence survivors. However, the struggle against domestic violence has been a difficult one, requiring both passing legislation and changing social attitudes about the problems we face.
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Published: 02/01/17

CASA: From Humble Beginnings

CASA has grown from an 8-bed shelter in 1977 into an organization serving thousands of people each year in our new 100-bed domestic violence center, community center and children’s Peacemaker’s Program.
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Published: 02/01/17

The New CASA Logo

To mark CASA's special 40-year anniversary in the community, we have released a new logo to reflect CASA's reinvention and growth, while preserving continuity with its long legacy.
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Published: 02/01/17

February 2017 Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 02/01/17

CASA installs rooftop solar to save money and up to 5,208 tons of CO2

130-kW System funded by Pinellas County Community Block Grant Program and Private Donor.
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Published: 01/17/17

Date Announced for CASA's Annual Dessert Luncheon

The 2017 "A Good Night's Sleep" Dessert Luncheon to be held April 7, 2017 at the St. Petersburg Coliseum.
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Published: 01/10/17

Happy New Year from your CASA Family!

2016 was an amazing year for CASA. Last July we celebrated the one-year anniversary of our 100-bed domestic violence center’s opening, which provided 32,000 “bed nights” of safety to women, children and men escaping violent homes.
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Published: 01/06/17

CASA Named Finalist in WEDU's 2017 Be More Awards

Winners to be announced on Feb 23.
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Published: 12/27/16

42 Donation Locations Announced For Food Drive

CASA will hold its second annual Soup-er Bowl food drive from Jan 9 - Feb 28, 2017. Goal: Collect 5 months of non-perishable food and funds for health initiatives.
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Published: 12/16/16

December Newsletter

IN THIS ISSUE:
Johnny's Family Portrait - Happy Holidays - Soup-er Bowl 2017
Thrifty Business - CASA Wish List - End of Year Giving
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Published: 12/15/16

December Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 12/06/16

Thank You for Keeping CASA in Your Heart

Last week, as we celebrated Thanksgiving with family and friends, we were reminded to be thankful for all the blessings in our lives...
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Published: 11/30/16

Shop Amazon.com Through This Link

A portion of your purchase price will be donated to CASA when you shop through our "Amazon Smile" account. Valid year-round!
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Published: 11/28/16

November 2016 Newsletter is Here!

IN THIS ISSUE:
Shelter Thank You - 2016 Peace Breakfast - Hope for the Holidays The CASA Kennel - Black Friday at Thrift - November Wish List Events Calendar - Cyber Monday
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Published: 11/10/16

2nd Annual CASA “Soup-er Bowl” Is Coming

Committee volunteers and sponsors needed to make the food drive a success. Contact us to get involved!
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Published: 11/08/16

Hope for the Holidays 2016

Help us provide for over 150 families receiving services at CASA during the 2016 holiday season! Click to learn more.
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Published: 11/01/16

November Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list! Our shelter serves three times as many women, children and men as the old one, so our needs are greater than ever.
Our Wish List is updated each month. The most current version can always be found through this link: www.casa-stpete.org/wishlist.

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Published: 11/01/16

Huge Success at Gulfport Chefs' Table

Event raised $8,569.75 and was then matched dollar for dollar by the Sonia Raymund Foundation!
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Published: 10/25/16

Peace Breakfast Event Photos

Photo album from the 20th Annual Peace Breakfast are now online. Read more

Published: 10/21/16

Tampa Bay Rays Named 2016 Victory Over Violence Award Recipient

CASA (Community Action Stops Abuse) was happy to name The Tampa Bay Rays as the 2016 John E. Stross "Victory Over Violence" Award Recipient at the 20th Annual CASA Peace Breakfast on October 20, 2016.
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Published: 10/20/16

Children's and Winter Clothing Needed!

Our stock of school uniforms, infant and kids' clothes and winter items are running low-- can you help?
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Published: 10/18/16

Veteran employee Suzanne Horn named Interim Executive Director

Horn steps into her new role with vast experience in non-profit domestic violence management, having served as Operations Director at CASA for 8 years and Chief Operating Officer of The Spring of Tampa Bay for 7 years.
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Published: 10/05/16

October Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 10/01/16

CASA TO COMPETE FOR $100,000 PRIZE

Help CASA win by becoming a team leader or donating online at www.casa-stpete.org/purple.
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Published: 09/23/16

September Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 09/01/16

CASA named beneficiary of Gulfport Chefs Table

9 restaurants in Gulfport chose CASA as the beneficiary of their first annual Gulfport Chefs Table fundraiser.
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Published: 08/30/16

CASA Wins LocalShops1 Community Award

Public votes CASA as best 501c3 nonprofit in the Tampa Bay region!
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Published: 08/14/16

August Newsletter!

IN THIS ISSUE ISSUE
The Strong One - Survivors on the Move - Photos - 2016 Peace Breakfast - August Wish List - Events Calendar - And More!
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Published: 08/09/16

August CASA's Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 08/01/16

CASA Shelter Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary

Today marks 1 year since CASA's new 100-bed domestic violence center opened its doors! Since that day, it has provided a cumulative 32,000 nights of safety and support to hundreds of women, children and men in dire need.
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Published: 07/13/16

July Newsletter is Here, with Great News to Share

INSIDE: Child's Poem - A Giant Check! - Truckloads of Photos - A CASA Investor - Save the Date - July Wish List - Events Calendar - Thrifty Business - Shareable Content
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Published: 07/11/16

40+ Sunrise Sale Businesses to hold donation drive for CASA on July 21

Local retailers and museums in St. Petersburg will offer incredible offers and deep discounts starting 6:43am.
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Published: 07/01/16

CASA Receives $150,000 Grant from The Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg

Will be used to help identify social entrepreneur businesses that would help domestic violence victims gain employability skills while building a new revenue stream to support CASA.
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Published: 06/26/16

July Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on this wish list!
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Published: 06/21/16

June Newsletter Released

IN THIS ISSUE: A Survivor's Story - Father's Day Cards - June Wish List - Events Calendar - Thrifty Business - Shareable Content
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Published: 06/03/16

June Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on this wish list!
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Published: 06/01/16

Good Night Sleep Event Photos Now Online

Thank You For Supporting CASA's "A Good Night's Sleep" Dessert Luncheon!
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Published: 05/19/16

Request for Proposals: Rooftop Solar System

Submission deadline: June 17, 2016.
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Published: 05/18/16

May Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on this wish list!
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Published: 05/01/16

Free Gulfport Movie in the Park

“A League of Your Own” and Pop-up Thrift Shoppe announced as CASA's Give Day Tampa Bay evening fundraiser on May 3.
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Published: 04/18/16

CASA Employee Named "Outstanding Victim Advocate" by Attorney General

CASA's Vanessia Washington honored by Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi for her work with domestic violence survivors.
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Published: 04/13/16

April Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on this wish list!
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Published: 04/01/16

CASA’s Soup-er Bowl Brings in 3,700+ Pounds of Food

The final score? Over $15,000 of food, gift cards and other donations were contributed towards CASA’s Soup-er Bowl “Food Drive for a Safe Home.”
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Published: 03/22/16

Sweet Dreams: CASA’s “Good Night’s Sleep” Dessert Luncheon Set for May 13

Tickets and sponsorships now available online!
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Published: 03/09/16

March Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 03/01/16

February Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a Pillowcase & Sheet drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 02/02/16

Soup-er Bowl Reaches 70 Donation Boxes!

Over 40 Businesses Join CASA’s Soup-er Bowl Food Drive For A Safe Home. Community members to also hold food drives at home on Super Bowl Sunday
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Published: 02/01/16

40+ Food Donation Locations!

Over 40 businesses have joined CASA in support of our 1st Annual CASA Soup-er Bowl Food Drive for a Safe Home! Find the donation location nearest you!
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Published: 01/31/16

Shandra Riffey Named Executive Director

Nationwide search yields experienced leader for CASA.
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Published: 01/28/16

Volunteer Receptionists Needed

CASA seeks qualified and dedicated volunteers to help at the Reception Area in our Community Center on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 9:00am-5:00pm.
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Published: 01/15/16

Remembering Linda A. Osmundson

In memory of a champion of domestic violence survivors.
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Published: 01/05/16

Soup-er Bowl Food Drive Launched

Community Joins Together to Help Feed 100+ Domestic Violence Survivors in Distress.
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Published: 01/04/16

January Wish List

Are you looking for a fun way to support CASA? Organize a food drive or collect other items on our wish list!
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Published: 01/02/16

Happy New Year!

Dear CASA Family, I am amazed at the incredible work that has been done in order to provide a festive and safe holiday for our participants. Most of you will not be there to see the joy on the faces of all those you helped, nor will you be given a personal thank you. It is the nature ... Read more

Published: 01/01/16

Peace Breakfast Inspires Business Leaders

$140,000 in Contributions Raised; City of St. Petersburg Names “Domestic Violence Survivors Remembrance Day.”
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Published: 12/15/15

Dec. 10 named “Domestic Violence Survivors Remembrance Day”

City of St. Petersburg steps forward to shine a light on the epidemic of violence.
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Published: 12/10/15

Video Online- A Playground for CASA Children

The Tampa Bay Rays and KaBOOM! built a playground for our shelter.
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Published: 11/10/15

November Wish List

Are you looking for ways to support CASA this November? Organize a food drive or collect items on this wish list!
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Published: 11/01/15

KaBOOM! and the Rays

200 volunteers to improve local kids' lives & futures with play in partnership between Rays, KaBOOM and CASA.
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Published: 10/26/15

CASA Mourns Advocate, Board Member

Recently, CASA lost a wonderful advocate and Board Member in Randy Lewis. Randy's life work was social change; some obvious, some much more subtle. Randy's focus was...
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Published: 10/13/15

Food Drive & Oct. Wish List

Support CASA with a food drive during our ramp up to the holiday season!
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Published: 10/08/15

Team Leaders Wanted!

Turn Facebook into more than a way to waste time at work & help CASA win.
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Published: 10/01/15

DV Awareness Month

Spread the word about DV resources available & support a community fundraiser for your local DV center!
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Published: 09/22/15

September Newsletter Published!

www.casa-stpete.org/newsletter,september-2015
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Published: 09/14/15

Mural to be Unveiled

Art Meets Advocacy at CASA's Mural Unveiling on Sept 12
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Published: 09/02/15

August Newsletter is Here!

Read it online or sign up here to have the next edition sent to your inbox:
www.casa-stpete.org/subscribe
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Published: 08/12/15

Dollar for Dollar Match

A $1 million dollar matching campaign for CASA has been announced by the Sonia Raymund Foundation!
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Published: 07/10/15

CASA's NEW Newsletter

The inaugural edition of CASA Connection has just been released! Sign up for the newsletter at casa-stpete.org/subscribe.
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Published: 07/08/15

CASA's New Domestic Violence Center Opens Next Week

We will open the doors to our newly constructed 100-bed domestic violence center on June 30, tripling our capacity to provide emergency housing and services to families escaping violent abusers.
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Published: 06/25/15

CASA is Hiring!

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Published: 06/19/15

CASA's Crystal McFadden Wins Silvia Tucker Award

The Women of Color Caucus and Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence's "Sylvia Tucker Award" honors a woman of color who strives for the highest levels of dedication to the many facets of the battered women’s movement. Read more

Published: 06/12/15

CASA's Executive Director of 26 Years to Retire

After 26 years of service, CASA's Executive Director, Linda Osmundson has announced she will retire on June 30, 2015. CASA’s Assistant Executive Director, Shandra Riffey, will serve as Acting Executive Director on July 1. Read more

Published: 06/02/15

When Pets are Victims

CASA has established an initiative to expand their new 100-bed domestic violence shelter to include a kennel and veterinary care, so that pets may join their owners in finding sanctuary from violent abusers. Read more

Published: 05/01/15

Domestic Violence Knows No Boundries

Yesterday, we learned that Rochelle Tatrai-Ray, CEO of Gulfcoast Jewish Family & Community Services, headquartered in Largo, was murdered... Read more

Published: 12/19/14

Ways to Support CASA This Holiday Season!

Interested in ways to give back to your community? From Amazon Smile to #GivingTuesday to Emergency Shelter donations, we could always use your support and we have so many opportunities for you to help! Read more

Published: 12/01/14

Leaders, Celebrities and a United Stance Against Domestic Violence

Nearly 200 attendees packed the ballroom at the Inaugural CASA Gala fundraiser event on Saturday, September 27, 2014. National leaders and celebrities... Read more

Published: 10/01/14

Editorial: Stop Tolerating the Violence

It is about time that the NFL finally took appropriate action when a player cold cocked his fiancée. Why did it take so long?... Read more

Published: 09/19/14

Purple Purse Challenge - Help CASA Win $100,000!

The Challenge runs through October 3rd and the non-profit that raises the most for their cause during that timeframe will get a grand prize of $100,000... Read more

Published: 09/09/14

Winner of 2014 Good 'Burger Award

CASA was announced the winner of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce's second annual Good 'Burger Awards in the Community Service & Nonprofits category... Read more

Published: 08/28/14

Call to Artists: Sunshine, Hope and the Arts

Seeking paintings, photographs, murals and sculptures, etc. to help inspire our survivors... Read more

Published: 08/25/14

CASA in the News!

Have you seen the articles this week about CASA's initiative to build a new 100-bed shelter?
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Published: 08/01/14

Shopping on Amazon for the Holidays? Support CASA with 1 Click!

Did you know that you can finish your holiday shopping on Amazon and support CASA at the same time?

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Published: 12/11/13
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