On behalf of the children we serve, please consider CASA Kendall County for your charitable giving. Your gift helps us to continue our fight to make sure children who have experienced abuse and neglect right here in our community have a dedicated voice in court and the foster care system. Together we can make sure no child loses hope that they can have a forever family and experience the love all
CASA Kendall County provides a trained, dedicated advocate for children who have experienced abuse and neglect and are involved in this county's court system.
CASA is independent from social services and focuses solely on the child's needs. Each advocate reviews records, interviews parents, teachers and doctors, and visits his or her child at least once a month. We often find out important information that others miss. Our advocates then appear in court and submit their findings to the judge.
These advocates volunteer their time — free of charge — to act as "the voice" for children who have experienced abuse and neglect. Yet, it costs money to run this valuable program. CASA Kendall County is a not-for-profit organization that recruits, trains, and supports volunteer advocates — it is not a government agency. We rely solely on private donations and grants. Your help is needed.
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CASA Kendall County operates at no charge to the taxpayers, the court system or the families involved. However, Illinois is one of only seven states that do not fund their CASA programs. As such, CASA Kendall County is a separate nonprofit organization that relies heavily on community support, special events, individual contributions and grants to provide these critical, unduplicated services.
CASA Kendall County wishes to thank those who donated to our Bags of Hugs Program!
Often when children are removed from their homes, their favorite things are sometimes left behind. Through this program and generous donors, we are able to provide every child who comes into the program with a backpack and some essential items to help make them more comfortable.
A CASA Volunteer is a trained and committed adult appointed by a judge to serve on cases of child abuse or neglect. CASA's are trained to thoroughly research a child's case and advocate on behalf of the child's best interests. Learn more.
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CASA Kendall County invites our supporters to use Amazon Smile when doing online shopping. This allows you to select CASA Kendall County as your charity of choice. Every time you make a purchase through Amazon Smile, a percentage of your purchase is donated back to CASA Kendall County!
You can use this link: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/36-4226686
We appreciate your support!