Lift up a child's voice. A child's life. TM

Voz de los NiƱos, June 11

Monday, Jun 17, 2013

 

Issue: # 5

June 12, 2013

QUICK LINKS

casaofelpaso.com

facebook.com/casaofelpaso

http://givingworks.ebay.com/

 

 

Thank you to our

Individual Donors!

INDIVIDUAL DONORS

Sharon Amastae

Suzie Azar

Johanna Barr

Carol Baumgardt

Pat Beraudo

Tina & Johnny Cailleteau

Heather Chatterton

Byron & Melissa Chesbro

Katy & Frank Feuille

Patti & Tim Gallegly

Jaime R. Gomez M.D.

Susie & Pat Gorman

Maria Guerrero

Beth & Harold Hahn

Susan Hatch & Allen Hains

Karen R. Hayes

Angie Heredia

Ann & Charles Horak

Barbara H. Legate

Kerry Lore

Terri Love

Suzanne & Hector Lozano

Maria J. Martin

Sulema & Clayton Mathews

Ben Moore

Laura & Mike Norwich

Melissa O'Rourke

Gy Padilla

Barbara & Ken Parker in memory of Patsy Ruth Ball

Nancy & Terry Pasqualone

Lourdes Pearson

Federica Pericle & Rob Kirken

Irene Portugal

Andrea & Jonathan Shukitt

Felipa Solis

Olga Soto

Ellen Speights

Elena Garza Vargas

Robert R. Wiener

Jule M. Zimet

 

 

 

Thank you to our Corporate/Civic and Foundation Donations! 

 

 CORPORATE/CIVIC DONATIONS

American Living Realty, Inc.

Bravo Cadillac

Josie Cordero P.C.

Danaco Properties LLC

El Paso Imaging Consultants, PLLC

Eternalville Casket Company LLC

Gataxza Enterprises, Inc.

Kemp Smith, Attorneys at Law

Metropolitan Financial Group

MJD & Associates

RMPersonnel

FOUNDATIONS/GRANTS/TRUSTS

Union Pacific Foundation

 

 

 

CASA of El Paso

 

Welcome to Voz de los Niños, our e-newsletter designed to keep you in the know for all things CASA!

 

 

Happy Father's Day!

This Sunday, June 16th is Father's Day.  Happy Father's Day to all our dads.  We hope you have a wonderful day!

 

"I'm a father, that's what matters most.  Nothing matters more."

-Gordon Brown

 

 

Welcome, Leonard!

 

CASA of El Paso is proud to welcome our newest volunteer supervisor, Leonard Giron. He has been a CASA volunteer for three years and is ready to take on the responsibility of volunteer supervisor.

In his words "I am the proud father of three and grandfather to two who I spoil whenever I can. I have been fortunate to have worked over 30 years in the field of social work. I hold a Bachelor of Arts Degree from UTEP and a Master of Science in Social Work from UT. I have volunteered with CASA of El Paso and the Office of the Texas Attorney General. I look forward to continuing to serve the children and families of El Paso County."

 

Volunteer Spotlight

This month we'd like to shine the spotlight on Aurora Gutierrez!  In her almost five years of service to CASA of El Paso, Aurora has exemplified all the qualities that one would like to see in an extraordinary CASA volunteer. She approaches each case with objectivity and tenacity.  Aurora works her cases with compassion, good judgment, and professionalism.  She visits her kids regularly and has always built great rapport with all the children she has represented. We are truly blessed to have Aurora!

 

Good News for Texas' Foster Children!

Governor Perry recently signed into law both HBs 915 and 1227 which focus on improving conditions for  foster children in Texas. HB 915 monitors the prescription and usage of psychotropic medicine for foster children. HB 1227 gives CASA volunteers better access to their appointed foster child's information.We are so appreciative of legislative support for our foster children, specifically local representatives Naomi Gonzalez and Marisa Marquez who were co-presenters of HB 915. We are lucky to have such support in Austin!

 

 CASA of El Paso Donors

A big thank you to the donors listed on the left. We couldn't do this without you!

 

 

 

Thank you for your interest in and support of CASA of El Paso.  Without community support, it would be impossible to reach our goal of serving more of the foster children in El Paso.  Later this week, we will begin our next training class and will be 12 advocates closer to reaching our goal! As always, please contact us if you or someone you know would be interested in becoming a volunteer! 

 

Sincerely,

 


CASA of El Paso
 

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