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(727) 895-4912 | TTY: (727) 828-1269
Outside Pinellas County: (800) 500-1119 | TDD: (800) 621-4202

April 2016

Issue #10, April 2016

IN THIS ISSUE
Every month, CASA Volunteers dedicate nearly 1,000 hours to programs like our Emergency Shelter, Community Outreach and Thrift Shoppe. There is a story behind each person:

"The hum of the air conditioner provides a backdrop to the conversations fluttering about the room. CASA Volunteers sit side-by-side with survivors seeking Injunctions for Protection. Three stapled stacks of documents sit in front of them, 26 pages combined, riddled with legal jargon..."

Dessert, wine and a good cause-- support CASA at our annual "A Good Night's Sleep" Dessert Luncheon on Friday, May 13 at the Mirror Lake Lyceum. This is one of our most important fundraisers of each year.

We're mixing things up, with a fun, light program, lots of desserts and a general good time.
Click Here for Ticket, Table & Sponsorship Information

For Table Sponsorship, Dessert Sponsorship and Auction Item Contribution info contact Kathy Scott at kscott@casa-stpete.org or visit www.casa-stpete.org/AGoodNightsSleep
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If you know someone suffering with domestic violence, let them know CASA is here to help.

24-hour Domestic Violence Helpline: 727-895-4912, TTY: 727-828-1269
(Outside Pinellas County: 800-799-7233, TTY: 800-787-3224)
"There's No Crying in Baseball"
FREE CASA Movie on the Baseball Field this May 3
Free screening of 90's classic movie "A League of Their Own"
6pm - 8pm: Pop-up Thrift Shoppe  |  8pm - 10 pm: A League of Their Own
Location: Baseball field at the Gulfport Rec Center, 5730 Shore Blvd, Gulfport
www.casa-stpete.org/movie    -    Facebook Event Page

Cinema Squatch and the City of Gulfport have donated their services to host CASA's first movie fundraiser, as a part of Give Day Tampa Bay. Vendor spots, sponsorships and ads on the big screen are available. It's free to attend, and you can help CASA win thousands of dollars by attending!
Join Cinema Squatch, City of Gulfport, LocalShops1 and Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce as a Sponsor, Vendor or Advertiser!

We'll be putting out some of our best jewelry items of the year, many on display for the first time!

Come shop at our Jewelry Extravaganza show on Thursday, April 14 at CASA Collections Thrift Shoppe
, 1011 First Ave N, St. Petersburg.
Just this afternoon, a CASA supporter stopped by the office to tell me she was going to see her attorney next week. It wasn’t the awkward conversation you may have expected. She was determined to ensure nothing would stop her from helping CASA continue its mission to eradicate domestic violence within our community.
April Wish List
Please bring donations to our community center at 1011 First Ave N, St. Petersburg.
We appreciate all the community members who donate to our shelter, thrift store and fundraising campaigns! Please contact info@casa-stpete.org with any questions.
CASA's shelter has constantly changing needs. This month we would be especially grateful for items on this list, such as:

  • Twin size Sheets, Blankets, Pillow Cases and Pillows
  • Baby Wipes, Pacifiers, Unscented Wipes and Diaper Rash Cream
  • Underwear, Bras and socks
  • Liquid HE Laundry Detergent, Dental Floss
  • Towels and Wash Cloths
  • Clorox Wipes
  • Checks/ Gift Cards allowing us to buy fresh vegetables, bread & meat

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