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

October 2017 Newsletter

October 2017 CASA Newsletter - Click here to view in browser
RSVP Deadline: Sunday, October 8
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Join us in a show of solidarity-- help bring this important cause to the forefront of the conversation.

What can you do to help? Introduce a friend to CASA. Join us at the CASA Peace Breakfast and bring them to this inspirational event supporting domestic violence survivors. Can't attend? Make a donation in honor of your loved ones.
 
Thank you for all your incredible support! It is because of you that CASA is able to change lives and end violence in our community.
RSVP Deadline: Sunday, October 8!
Read the conclusion of Lariana's story! (Read Part 1 Here)

"Things were going really great with my CASA job interview...everything was perfect until I saw the job application. It was the first time I wondered, “can I really do this?”

The first question on the application was of course my name. Got it, that was ok! The second question was my home address— and that’s what stumped me. You see, I have a confidential address.

So here was the question: do I potentially put myself and my family at risk by actually writing down my real residential address? READ MORE

CASA's new Interim* CEO, Lariana Forsythe shared her story of triumph over violence.
Do you also have a personal story to share? Email us and it might be featured in a future newsletter!

*Interim status is a temporary designation being used while Florida Administrative Rule requirements are completed.

CASA is up for cash prizes during the Allstate Foundation's online fundraising competition! If you help us raise $1,000 by 2pm Tuesday, CASA will be entered to win an additional $1,000 through the competition!
 
We need your help to win-- become a donor or team leader today! CLICK HERE
RECRUITING TEAM LEADERS: Purple Purse Competition
Team leaders & donors needed to help CASA win cash prizes in Allstate Foundation's Purple Purse competition! #PurplePurseCompetition

Oct. 5 - Paint for Paws
The Zonta Club of Pinellas County's fundraiser at Painting with a Twist in Clearwater.


Oct. 10 - Clothing Swap at the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market

Cash donations and remaining clothing will be donated to CASA.

Oct. 12 - LocalShops1's Second Thursday Social
CASA will be the featured nonprofit for this networking event hosted by LocalShops1, Tampa Bay's coalition of locally owned businesses.

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** CASA SIGNATURE EVENT **

October 12 - The 21st ANNUAL CASA PEACE BREAKFAST
Tickets Available Only Until Sunday, Oct. 8!
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Visit the CASA booth at this fun monthly events for USF students.

** Oct 18 - TV Special: Taking Action Against Domestic Violence **
WFTS - ABC Action News' annual campaign against domestic violence will feature CASA and other local advocates providing solutions in our community!

Oct. 26 - Clotheline Project at USFSP

Rotating art exhibit created by domestic violence survivors
We are thankful for the generous support of organizations who hold community events benefiting or featuring CASA. Contact us at info@casa-stpete.org to hold your own event for CASA!
WHEREVER YOU ARE, HELP IS ALWAYS AVAILABLE
24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotlines:
727-895-4912 and TTY: 727-828-1269

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