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

February 2018 Newsletter

February 2018 CASA Newsletter - Click to View Online
 
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.

Things feel out of our control, but there are concrete steps to take that don't require you to wait on someone else. One step is... READ MORE
 
Donate online or bring nonperishables to one of 100+ locations by Feb 28.
Last week- dozens of groups reported in with their first batch of Soup-er Bowl donations. We're up about 10% from this point last year! Check out photos from these amazing organizations.

However- last year 50% of donations came after this point. Your help over the next 2 weeks is critical. Keep pushing through Feb 28!

The difference- is counted in months of food and health programs. Children and adults at our domestic violence center are counting on us!

Donate online or bring nonperishables to one of 100+ locations.
 
TEEN D.V. AWARENESS MONTH
This is not how we wanted to introduce Teen Domestic Violence Awareness Month (February). But this is the reality of where we are:

The Parkland shooter was a domestic violence abuser.
He had been abusive to his ex-girlfriend and had been expelled from school over a fight with her new boyfriend. READ MORE (Source: Boston Globe 2/15/18)
Learn the facts. Change the reality.

FACT: 13.4% of male high school students report being physically or sexually abused by a dating partner. It is even higher, 20.9%, for female students.
 
CASA's events offer equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities, in accordance with the ADA. If you require special accommodations please contact us at 727-895-4912 or TTY: 727-828-1269 at least 5 business days in advance.
 
PLEASE WELCOME TO OUR TEAM...
Cory Adler, Community Engagement Director

Domestic violence affects co-workers, employees, families & friends.

Get in touch with Cory to learn how your organization can partner with CASA: cadler@casa-stpete.org / 727-895-4912. 
Health & Nutrition Funding Needed
Contribute online or donate food at 100+ locations.

Feb 28 deadline. casa-stpete.org/souperbowl  /  info@casa-stpete.org
SAFETY, EMPOWERMENT & PREVENTION
TO END DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
24-Hour Hotline: 727-895-4912  /  TTY: 727-828-1269
WWW.CASA-STPETE.ORG/DONATE

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