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Getting Legal On You

Will you use your legal skills to help a child in need? Family Advocates (The Fourth District CASA program) is looking for volunteer attorneys to represent the best interests of children in child protection proceedings.  In the 4th Judicial District last year, 710 children end up in the foster care system. These children need an…

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The Community Delivers!

We never expected this…we never even dreamed this! Thank you to all of our community supporters who found a way to collect toys, stuffed animals, toiletries, coats, pajamas, and many more items for our children and families in December. We were literally overflowing with your generosity! After sharing the love with families seeking support over…

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Advocate in Residence

Connecting the community to our mission through art. ​Call for Submissions One chosen artist will receive a stipend of $1,000 for their contribution to our mission. This amount constitutes full payment for services, including necessary materials for the creation of the work. The proposal should be a onetime creation that can be used for many…

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Open House – Open Heart

November really is a wonderful month—and not only because it is my birth-month! The time dedicated to food and family over Thanksgiving, the treasuring of Halloween’s last candy morsels, and the promise of pumpkin spice everything…it’s really a fantastic time to be surrounded by loved ones and share your gratitude. This same sentiment is the…

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