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

December 2015

Issue #6, December 2015

Events Calendar  -  Beyond the Shelter  -  December Wish List 
Thrifty Business  Giving Tuesday  -  Peacemaker Progam
Paulina walks with a relaxed confidence. She is aware of her self-worth and her abilities. She greets people with a smile. She can now look at herself in the mirror and see the courageous woman that she is. It wasn’t always that way.

Paulina tells her story with strength and with tears.
Click here to read the full article.

All donors of $50+ on December 1 will receive our special edition CASA shirt!
(Make sure to include your address and contact information with your donation.)
If you know someone suffering with domestic violence, please 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)
Today is #GivingTuesday, a nationwide celebration of volunteering and donating with the local nonprofits that help our society thrive. Join in supporting CASA through donations of food and/or money to help keep survivors of domestic violence and their children safe and secure in their time of need!

All donors of $50+ on December 1 will receive our special edition CASA shirt! (Make sure to include your address and contact information with your donation.)
December 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. For December we would be especially grateful for items on this list, such as:

• Greatest Need: Non-perishable food items
• Winter Jackets & Hoodies in S, L, XL and Kids' Sizes
• Diapers, PJ's, Underwear and Bras
• Car Seats & Strollers
• Decorations (Christmas, Hanukkah, New Years, etc.)
Cleaning Supplies: laundry detergent, soap, shampoo/conditioner

Give Without Even Trying
If you plan to shop at Amazon.com, you can have a portion of your purchase price donated to CASA with the Amazon Smile program. It doesn't cost you anything- you just need to register CASA as your chosen nonprofit!
Please make sure to choose "Community Action Stops Abuse, Inc. (CASA)"
Thrifty Business: Fashion, Furniture, Holiday Decorations and Toys!
All proceeds from CASA Collections Thrift Shoppe are used to fund CASA's programs & services.
Are There Sales Coming? Subscribe to the CASA Thrift Newsletter and stay in the know!
CASA Collections Thrift Shoppe  |  1011 1st Ave N, St. Petersburg
727-828-1233  |  info@casa-stpete.org

CASA Collections Thrift Shoppe:
Mon - Fri: 9am - 6pm, Sat: 9am - 4pm
(View on Google maps)

Donation Center Hours:
Mon - Fri: 10am - 5pm, Sat: 10am - 3pm
(View on Google maps)
Donate now and earn your charitable giving tax deduction for 2015!

Call 727-828-1233 to schedule a furniture pickup, or bring items to our donation center and store at 1011 First Ave N, St. Petersburg. To make financial contributions, please visit www.casa-stpete.org/donate.
Events Calendar
Dec. 8: Clothing Swap at the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market.
Cash donations and remaining items are donated to CASA.

Dec 10: CASA's 19th Annual Peace Breakfast
Contact us to become a table or featured sponsor of CASA's Signature Annual Event!

Dec. 17: LocalShops1 Holiday Party
Bring a can of food for CASA
, the featured nonprofit of LocalShops1's holiday party.

Jan. 9: Love More Project
Charity quilt raffle for CASA and other nonprofits.

January - February: The Souper Bowl
Food Drive Cash donations and remaining items are donated to CASA.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in a CASA-run event, meeting or activity is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the event by contacting us at 727-895-4912 or TTY: 727-828-1269.
Interested in holding an event for CASA? Email info@casa-stpete.org!
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